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GREGORY PINCUS

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GREGORY PINCUS (noun)
  The noun GREGORY PINCUS has 1 sense:

1. United States sexual physiologist whose hunch that progesterone could block ovulation led to the development of the oral contraceptive pill (1903-1967)

  Familiarity information: GREGORY PINCUS used as a noun is very rare.


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GREGORY PINCUS (noun)


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Meaning:

United States sexual physiologist whose hunch that progesterone could block ovulation led to the development of the oral contraceptive pill (1903-1967)

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Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Gregory Goodwin Pincus; Gregory Pincus; Pincus

Instance hypernyms:

physiologist (a biologist specializing in physiology)


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