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Contraceptive Vocab

Withdrawal The Males removal of the penis from the vagina before ejaculation.
Contraception:: Prevention of pregnancy or birth control.
fertility awareness methods Are methods of contraception that involve determining the fertile days of the female's menstrual cycle and avoiding intercourse
Condom is a thin sheet of latex,plastic or animal tissue that is placed on the erect penis to catch semen.
Spermicide Is a chemical that kills sperm.
Diaphragm is a soft latex or silicone cup with a flexible rim that covers the entrance of the cervix.
cervical cap is a thimble shaped,soft cup that fits snugly over the cervix.
oral contraceptives Are hormone pills that that,taken correctly, create changes in the female body that prevent pregnancy.
contraceptive injection Is a birth control procedure in which a female receives an injection once every three months to prevent ovulation.
Vasectomy Is a sterilization procedure for males in which each vas deferens is cut and sealed.
Tubal Ligation Is a sterilization procedure for females in which the fallopian tubes are cut and tied or clamped to prevent the sperm from reaching the ova.
barrier methods Are forms of contraception that suppress ovulation and preventing fertilization or implantation.
contraceptive sponge Is the same thing as the vaginal contraceptive ring
contraceptive patch Is the same thing as the vaginal contraceptive ring
contraceptive ring:: is another prescribed hormonal contraceptive method that releases progestin and estrogen to stop ovulation
Created by: Kingcook