combined oral contraceptive

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combined oral contraceptive

an oral contraceptive that includes both an estrogen and a progestogen, which may be administered in either two or three different phases during each menstrual cycle.

combined oral contraceptive

(kŏm-bīnd′),

COC

A birth control pill that contains both an estrogen and a progestin.

combined oral contraceptive

A hormonal contraceptive containing both an oestrogen and a PROGESTOGEN drug. See also CONTRACEPTION.
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COC industry import/export consumption, supply and demand figures and cost price and production value gross margins are also provided.
Effects of HBP on the Wetting Displacements of COC Without Vibration
COC can be diluted with around 10% LLDPE without significantly compromising performance for most application needs.
Nonetheless, despite the shortage of convincing evidence linking antibiotic use with COC failure, it is possible that some individuals may be more prone to the COC-antibiotic interaction.
Bonds, who passed for 5,702 yards and 53 touchdowns at Hart, lost track of how many setbacks he had suffered at COC.
In the fourth week, participants received 3 subcutaneous injections of COC hydrochloride (75 mg/70 kg; Mallinkrodt) in saline approximately every 48 h.
Processed by conventional methods, including injection molding, extrusion, and blow molding, COC can be reinforced with glass and minerals, and compounded with colorants, flame retardants, slip modifiers, ultraviolet modifiers, and other additives.
However, data concerning the presence or function of gap junctions during oocyte growth and maturation in the COC are very limited at present.
AIU will have an opportunity to respond to any remaining unresolved recommendations following the October Special Committee visit before the December, 2006 annual meeting of the COC where AIU's probation status will be reviewed.
An important point to remember is that addition of COC to LLDPE significantly reduces Elmendorf tear strength, especially in the machine direction, even as it improves the puncture resistance of the film.
Normington, who sat out the 2005 season to complete academic requirements, scored 11 goals and added three assists in 35 games at COC during the 2003 and 2004 seasons.
As part of its portfolio optimization strategy, Celanese decided in December 2004 to divest its COC business.