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contraception

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noun con·tra·cep·tion \ˌkän-trə-ˈsep-shən\

Simple Definition of contraception

  • : things that are done to prevent a woman from becoming pregnant

Full Definition of contraception

  1. :  deliberate prevention of conception or impregnation

con·tra·cep·tive play \-ˈsep-tiv\ adjective or noun

Origin of contraception

contra- + conception


First Known Use: 1886


Medical Dictionary

contraception

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noun con·tra·cep·tion \ˌkän-trə-ˈsep-shən\

Medical Definition of contraception

  1. :  deliberate prevention of conception or impregnation

  2. con·tra·cep·tive \-ˈsep-tiv\play adjective or noun





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