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fertility drug

Definition:

a drug used to increase a woman's fertility

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

fertility drugs

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Fertility medication | fertility drugs

drugs which enhance reproductive fertility. For women, fertility medication is used to stimulate follicle development of the ovary. There are currently very few fertility medication options available for men. Agents that enhance ovarian activity can be... (36 of 930 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Fertility medication

Columbia Encyclopedia:

fertility drug | fertility drugs

any of a variety of substances used to increase the possibility of conception and successful pregnancy. Different methods are used to correct or ... (23 of 381 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0818554​.html

Collins Dictionary:

fertility drug

any of a group of preparations used to stimulate ovulation in women hitherto infertile (14 of 347 words, 5 usage examples)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/fertility-drug

Macmillan British Dictionary:

fertility drug [countable] | fertility drugs [plural]

a drug given to a woman to improve her fertility (10 of 39 words)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/fertility-drug

Random House Dictionary:

fertility drug [pharmacology] | fertility pill [synonym]

a substance that enhances the ability to produce young. (9 of 16 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/fertility-drug

Wiktionary:

fertility drug | fertility drugs [plural]

Any drug that boosts fertility (5 of 6 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/fertility drug

Britannica Encyclopedia:

drug [chemical agent]

any chemical substance that affects the functioning of living things and the organisms that infect them. Pharmacology, the science of drugs, deals ... (22 of 1390 words, 3 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/171942​/drug

New World Dictionary:

drug | drugged [past tense] | drugging [present participle]

any substance used as a medicine or as an ingredient in a medicine which kills or inactivates germs, or affects any body function or organ | ... (25 of 93 words, 6 definitions, pronunciation, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/drug

Merriam-Webster:

drag [entry 1, noun] | drug [dialect, past tense] | pull [synonym, sense-specific] | street [synonym, sense-specific] | costume [synonym, sense-specific] | drag race [synonym, sense-specific] | harrow [synonym, sense-specific] | conveyance [synonym, sense-specific] | burden [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

something used to drag with ; especially, a device for dragging under water to detect or obtain objects | something that is dragged, pulled, or drawn ... (25 of 404 words, 8 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/drag

drug [entry 1, noun] | cure [synonym, sense-specific] | medicine [synonym, sense-specific] | medicament [synonym, sense-specific] | medication [synonym, sense-specific] | medicinal [synonym, sense-specific] | pharmaceutical [synonym, sense-specific] | physic [synonym, sense-specific] | remedy [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

[obsolete] a substance used in dyeing or chemical operations ; a substance ... | a commodity that is not salable or for which there is no demand [used ... (27 of 262 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/drug

drug [entry 2, verb] | drugged [past tense] | drugging [present participle]

to affect with a drug ; especially, to stupefy by a narcotic drug | to administer a drug to | to lull or stupefy as if with a drug | to take drugs for ... (31 of 72 words, 4 definitions)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/drug show=1

Oxford Dictionary:

drug | drugged [past tense] | drugging [present participle] | drugs [3rd-person singular present] | do drugs | on drugs

a medicine or other substance which has a physiological effect when ingested or otherwise introduced into the body | a substance taken for its ... (23 of 183 words, 8 definitions, 8 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/drug

American Heritage Dictionary:

drug | drugged [past tense] | drugging [present participle] | drugs [3rd-person singular present]

A substance used in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of a disease or as a component of a medication. | Such a substance as recognized or ... (25 of 119 words, 7 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/drug

Cambridge Dictionary:

drug [entry 1]

any natural or artificially made chemical which is used as a medicine (12 of 30 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/drug 1

drug [entry 2]

any natural or artificially made chemical which is taken for pleasure, to ... | any activity that you cannot stop doing (20 of 86 words, 2 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/drug 2

drug [entry 3] | -gg- [past tense]

to give someone or something a chemical which causes a loss of feeling or unconsciousness (15 of 70 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/drug 3

Encarta Dictionary:

fertility drug | fertility drugs [plural]

a drug that stimulates ovulation. Use: in in vitro fertilization. (10 of 23 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861690231​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Macmillan British Dictionary:

fertility drug [countable] | fertility drugs [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "fertility drug"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/fertility-drug

Macmillan American Dictionary:

fertility drug [countable] | fertility drugs [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "fertility drug"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/fertility-drug

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