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(of a method or device) Serving to prevent pregnancy,
  1. (of a method or device) Serving to prevent pregnancy
    • - the contraceptive pill
  2. Of or relating to contraception
    • - a book popularizing contraceptive knowledge
  1. A device or drug serving to prevent pregnancy

  1. capable of preventing conception or impregnation; "contraceptive devices and medications"
  2. an agent or device intended to prevent conception
  3. (contraception) birth control by the use of devices (diaphragm or intrauterine device or condom) or drugs or surgery
  4. Birth control is a regimen of one or more actions, devices, sexual practices, or medications followed in order to deliberately prevent or reduce the likelihood of pregnancy or childbirth. ...
  5. A mechanism or means by which conception as a result of sexual intercourse can be prevented or made less likely; That acts to prevent conception as a result of sexual intercourse
  6. (Contraceptives) Birth control pills (combinations of estrogen and progesterone) are often prescribed for hormonal acne; the estrogen helps suppress the androgens produced by the ovaries. ...
  7. (contraception) methods used to prevent pregnancy, including procedures, devices or medication
  8. (Contraception) deliberate prevention of pregnancy, "birth control"
  9. (Contraception) (L, contra, against; concipere, to take in) is a process, device or intervention whose action is solely to prevent the unification of sperm and the secondary oocyte, commonly referred to as an ovum.(9)
  10. (Contraception) 70% of females and males of reproductive age group use one form of birth control or the other. Newer techniques, like the patch, and the Nuva ring have been widely accepted and the options keep increasing.
  11. (Contraception) Methods used to prevent a woman from becoming pregnant. (Birth Control Pill, patch, injection, sponge, male condom, female condom, vaginal ring, diaphragm, spermicide, intra-uterine system, intra-uterine device) More permanent methods include a vasectomy or tubal ligation.
  12. (Contraception) in patients with kidney diseases may need particular care. Further information
  13. Contraception is any means of preventing pregnancy. It is advocated for use by women who cannot or do not choose to stop consuming alcohol while pregnant in order to prevent FASD.
  14. A contraceptive is a method of preventing pregnancy, e.g. the “pill”, which contains female sex hormones (estrogens and progestogens). The “pill” is also thought to be a trigger for familial estrogen-exacerbated angioedema, or “HAE Type III”.
  15. A substance, method or device that prevents conception.
  16. anticonceptivo, contraceptivo