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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

RU 486(n.)

orRU-486,

  1. mifepristone.

    Category: Pharmacology

Origin of RU 486:

1980–85; designation given the compound by its French manufacturer, Roussel UCLAF, Paris

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abortion pill, mifepristone, RU 486(noun)

    an abortion-inducing drug (trade name RU_486) developed in France; when taken during the first five weeks of pregnancy it blocks the action of progesterone so that the uterus sloughs off the embryo

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