noncontraceptive

adjective
non·​con·​tra·​cep·​tive | \ ˌnän-ˌkän-trə-ˈsep-tiv How to pronounce noncontraceptive (audio) \

Definition of noncontraceptive

: not used for or relating to contraception utilizing birth control for noncontraceptive purposes

Examples of noncontraceptive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The female pill also has some noncontraceptive health benefits. Emily Anthes, Bloomberg.com, "Why We Can’t Have the Male Pill," 3 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of noncontraceptive

1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncontraceptive.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncontraceptive. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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