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Condoms, Female MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Condoms, Female
Tree Number(s)
E07.190.250.260
Unique ID
D019111
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019111
Scope Note
A soft, loose-fitting polyurethane sheath, closed at one end, with flexible rings at both ends. The device is inserted into the vagina by compressing the inner ring and pushing it in. Properly positioned, the ring at the closed end covers the cervix, and the sheath lines the walls of the vagina. The outer ring remains outside the vagina, covering the labia. (Med Lett Drugs Ther 1993 Dec 24;35(12):123)
Entry Term(s)
Female Condom
Female Condoms
Single-Use Internal Condom
NLM Classification #
WP 640
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/06/05
Revision Date
2019/01/14
Condoms, Female Preferred
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