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con·tra·cep·tion

 (kŏn′trə-sĕp′shən)
n.
Intentional prevention of ovulation, fertilization of an egg cell, or implantation of a fertilized egg in the uterine wall through the use of various drugs, devices, sexual practices, or surgical procedures.

contraception

(ˌkɒntrəˈsɛpʃən)
n
(Sociology) the intentional prevention of conception by artificial or natural means. Artificial methods in common use include preventing the sperm from reaching the ovum (using condoms, diaphragms, etc), inhibiting ovulation (using oral contraceptive pills), preventing implantation (using intrauterine devices), killing the sperm (using spermicides), and preventing the sperm from entering the seminal fluid (by vasectomy). Natural methods include the rhythm method and coitus interruptus. Compare birth control, family planning
[C19: from contra- + conception]

con•tra•cep•tion

(ˌkɒn trəˈsɛp ʃən)

n.
the deliberate prevention of conception or impregnation by any of various drugs, techniques, or devices; birth control.
[1885–90; contra-1 + (con) ception]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.contraception - birth control by the use of devices (diaphragm or intrauterine device or condom) or drugs or surgery
birth control, birth prevention, family planning - limiting the number of children born
oral contraception - contraception achieved by taking oral contraceptive pills
surgical contraception - contraception by surgical sterilization
Translations
مَنْعُ الـحَمْلمَنْع الحَمل
antikoncepce
præventionsvangerskabsforebyggelse
ehkäisy
kontracepcija
fogamzásgátlás
getnaîarvörn
避妊
피임
kontracepcijakontraceptikas
kontracepcija
antikoncepcia
födelsekontroll
การคุมกำเนิด
phương pháp tránh thai

contraception

[ˌkɒntrəˈsepʃən] Ncontracepción f, anticoncepción f

contraception

[ˌkɒntrəˈsɛpʃən] ncontraception f

contraception

contraception

[ˌkɒntrəˈsɛpʃn] ncontraccezione f

contraception

(kontrəˈsepʃən) noun
the prevention of conceiving children; birth-control.
ˌcontraˈceptive (-tiv) noun
(a pill etc) preventing pregnancy.

contraception

مَنْعُ الـحَمْل antikoncepce prævention Empfängnisverhütung αντισύλληψη anticoncepción ehkäisy contraception kontracepcija contraccezione 避妊 피임 anticonceptie prevensjon antykoncepcja contraceção, contracepção контрацепция födelsekontroll การคุมกำเนิด doğum kontrolü phương pháp tránh thai 避孕

con·tra·cep·tion

n. contracepción, anticoncepción.

contraception

n anticoncepción f, contracepción f
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