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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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  1. Linus Torvalds:

    I'm doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones.

  2. George Delgado:

    I received a call about a woman who had taken mifepristone, RUU 486, and changed her mind. She wanted help and I offered it, then I received calls from across the country of doctors and others seeking advice. In 2012, we established Abortion Pill Reversal and its attendant website and hotline.

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