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Multilingual Demographic Dictionary, second unified edition, English volume

Birth control method

Multilingual Demographic Dictionary, second unified edition, English vol.
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Birth control method  (BIRTH control method)

Contraception 1 refers to measures which are taken in order to prevent sexual intercourse 2 or coitus 2 from resulting in conception; the term covers contraceptive sterilization (631-1). Birth control methods 3 is used in a broader sense than contraceptive methods 3 to include induced abortion (604-2). Abstinence 4 from coitus, particularly periodic abstinence (628-4) is often included among contraceptive or birth control methods.

  • 1. Contraception, n. - contraceptor, n.: one who practices contraception. Contraceptive, adj. : used for contraception.
  • 4. Abstinence, n. - abstain, v.