minipill


mini·pill

noun \ˈmi-nē-ˌpil\

Definition of MINIPILL

:  a birth control pill that contains a very low dose of progesterone but no estrogen, is taken daily, and is intended to minimize side effects

First Known Use of MINIPILL

1968

mini·pill

noun \ˈmin-ē-ˌpil\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MINIPILL

: a birth control pill that is intended to minimize side effects, contains a very low dose of a progestogen and especially norethindrone but no estrogen, and is taken daily

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