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Contraceptives, Oral MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Contraceptives, Oral
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.696.875.360.276.210
D27.505.954.705.360.276.210
Unique ID
D003276
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003276
Annotation
pregn despite use: see note on CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS
Scope Note
Compounds, usually hormonal, taken orally in order to block ovulation and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. The hormones are generally estrogen or progesterone or both.
Entry Term(s)
Low-Dose Oral Contraceptive
Oral Contraceptive
Oral Contraceptives
Oral Contraceptives, Low-Dose
Oral Contraceptives, Phasic
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 177
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Contraceptives, Oral Preferred
Oral Contraceptives, Phasic Narrower
Oral Contraceptives, Low-Dose Narrower
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