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Descriptor English:   Contraception 
Descriptor Spanish:   Anticoncepción 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Anticoncepção 
Synonyms English:   Birth Control
Contraception, Female
Contraception, Male
Contraceptions, Female
Contraceptions, Male
Contraceptive Method
Contraceptive Methods
Female Contraception
Female Contraceptions
Fertility Control
Fertilization Inhibition
Indigenous Contraception
Inhibition of Fertilization
Male Contraception
Male Contraceptions  
Tree Number:   E02.875.194
Definition English:   Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES. 
See Related English:   Family Planning (Public Health)
Family Planning Services
Population Control
History Note English:   1963; for BIRTH CONTROL use FAMILY PLANNING 1968-1974, use BIRTH CONTROL 1963-1967 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ES ethics
HI history IS instrumentation
MT methods MO mortality
NU nursing PX psychology
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends VE veterinary
Record Number:   3286 
Unique Identifier:   D003267 

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