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con·tra·cep·tive

 (kŏn′trə-sĕp′tĭv)
adj.
Relating to or capable of preventing contraception.
n.
A contraceptive drug or device, such as a birth control pill or a condom.

contraceptive

(ˌkɒntrəˈsɛptɪv)
adj
(Sociology) relating to or used for contraception; able or tending to prevent impregnation
n
(Medicine) any device that prevents or tends to prevent conception

con•tra•cep•tive

(ˌkɒn trəˈsɛp tɪv)

adj.
1. tending or serving to prevent conception or impregnation.
2. pertaining to contraception.
n.
3. a contraceptive device, drug, foam, etc.
[1890–95]

con·tra·cep·tive

(kŏn′trə-sĕp′tĭv)
A substance or device capable of preventing pregnancy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.contraceptive - an agent or device intended to prevent conceptioncontraceptive - an agent or device intended to prevent conception
cervical cap - a contraceptive device consisting of a small thimble-shaped cup that is placed over the uterine cervix to prevent the entrance of spermatozoa
coil - a contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb
condom, prophylactic, safe, rubber, safety - contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
contraceptive diaphragm, pessary, diaphragm - a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plastic; it is filled with spermicide and fitted over the uterine cervix
intrauterine device, IUD - contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus
morning-after pill - a large dose of estrogen taken orally within 24 to 72 hours after intercourse; prevents implantation of a fertilized ovum and so acts as a contraceptive; commonly used after rape or incest
anovulant, anovulatory drug, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, oral contraceptive pill, pill - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
spermatocide, spermicide - a contraceptive agent that kills spermatozoa
Adj.1.contraceptive - capable of preventing conception or impregnationcontraceptive - capable of preventing conception or impregnation; "contraceptive devices and medications"
protective - intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind; "a protective covering"; "the use of protective masks and equipment"; "protective coatings"; "kept the drunken sailor in protective custody"; "animals with protective coloring"; "protective tariffs"
Translations
مانِع لِلحَبَلمانِع لِلحَمْل
antikoncepčníantikoncepční prostředek
prævention
ehkäisyväline
kontracepcijsko sredstvo
fogamzásgátló
getnaîarvarnar-
避妊具
피임약
antikoncepčný
preventivmedel
ยาหรือสิ่งที่ใช้คุมกำเนิด
doğum kontrol hapıgebelik önleyici ilâç/nesne
dụng cụ tránh thai

contraceptive

[ˌkɒntrəˈseptɪv]
A. ADJanticonceptivo
C. CPD contraceptive pill Npíldora f anticonceptiva

contraceptive

[ˌkɒntrəˈsɛptɪv]
adj [method, device] → contraceptif/ive, anticonceptionnel(le)
ncontraceptif m

contraceptive

nempfängnisverhütendes Mittel; (= sheath)Verhütungsmittel nt, → Präventivmittel nt (form)
adjempfängnisverhütend; pillAntibaby-; adviceüber Empfängnisverhütung

contraceptive

[ˌkɒntrəˈsɛptɪv]
1. adjcontraccettivo/a, anticoncezionale

contraception

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

contraceptive

مانِع لِلحَمْل antikoncepční prostředek prævention Verhütungsmittel αντισυλληπτικό anticonceptivo ehkäisyväline contraceptif kontracepcijsko sredstvo contraccettivo 避妊具 피임약 anticonceptiemiddel prevensjonsmiddel środek antykoncepcyjny anticoncepcional, contracetivo противозачаточное средство preventivmedel ยาหรือสิ่งที่ใช้คุมกำเนิด doğum kontrol hapı dụng cụ tránh thai 避孕品

con·tra·cep·tive

n. contraceptivo, anticonceptivo, agente o método para impedir la concepción;
___ agentsagentes anticonceptivos;
___ implantimplante de ___;
___ methodsmétodos ___ -s, métodos anticonceptivos;
oral ______ oral.

contraceptive

adj & n anticonceptivo; oral — anticonceptivo oral
References in periodicals archive ?
Given poor utilisation of barrier contraceptive methods for women at risk of HIV, appeal to population-level utility may call into question the wisdom of removing the one practical and highly effective pregnancy prevention system in the region.
A female condom is a safe device that is used during sexual intercourse as a barrier contraceptive and enables women to reduce their risk of sexually transmitted infections (such as gonorrhoea, syphilis, and HIV) and unintended pregnancy.
The purpose of the present study was to assess ECP, hormonal and barrier contraceptive, and STI services within college health centers nationwide.
The reliability of long-acting reversible contraceptives, including the progestin implant and the LNG-IUS, make these two methods especially useful for preventing pregnancy in women who have difficulty using a daily pill or a barrier contraceptive.
This prospective cohort study was undertaken to assess aetiology of vaginitis, its association with various contraceptives methods and need of barrier contraceptive to prevent recurrent vaginitis.
Most contraceptive users (84%) had used a male condom or other barrier contraceptive, while 28% had used a hormonal method, most often the injectable.
The difference was largely accounted for by an increase in the prevalence of barrier contraceptive use among the youngest women.
Like an ordinary condom it is a barrier contraceptive, which blocks sperm and infection.
Although it is generally known that surgical, chemical, and barrier contraceptive methods prevent the spread of HV, few people realize that misusing natural family planning methods also significantly "reduces the risk" of fully comprehending and embracing Humanae vitae.
It is a barrier contraceptive method that can be especially appropriate for women who want a birth-spacing method but cannot or do not want hormonal contraception or intrauterine devices (IUDs).
Like an ordinary condom, it is a barrier contraceptive which blocks sperm and infection entering your body.
Kresge K, Female barrier contraceptive finds new role in HIV, American Foundation for AIDS Research, 2003, <http://www.