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Contraception MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Contraception
Tree Number(s)
E02.875.194
Unique ID
D003267
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003267
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Birth Control
Contraceptive Methods
Female Contraception
Fertility Control
Inhibition of Fertilization
Male Contraception
See Also
Family Planning Services
Population Control
Public MeSH Note
1963; for BIRTH CONTROL see FAMILY PLANNING 1968-1974, see BIRTH CONTROL 1963-1967
History Note
1963; for BIRTH CONTROL use FAMILY PLANNING 1968-1974, use BIRTH CONTROL 1963-1967
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/07/21
Contraception Preferred
Female Contraception Narrower
Male Contraception Narrower
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