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Descriptor English: Sterilization, Reproductive
Descriptor Spanish: Esterilización Reproductiva
Descriptor Portuguese: Esterilização Reprodutiva
Descriptor French: Stérilisation contraceptive
Entry term(s): Female Sterilization
Female Sterilization, Voluntary
Female Sterilizations
Female Sterilizations, Voluntary
Male Sterilization
Male Sterilization, Voluntary
Male Sterilizations
Male Sterilizations, Voluntary
Reproductive Sterilization
Reproductive Sterilizations
Sterilization, Female
Sterilization, Male
Sterilization, Voluntary
Sterilizations, Female
Sterilizations, Male
Sterilizations, Reproductive
Sterilizations, Voluntary
Voluntary Female Sterilization
Voluntary Female Sterilizations
Voluntary Male Sterilization
Voluntary Male Sterilizations
Voluntary Sterilization
Voluntary Sterilizations
Tree number(s): E02.875.194.910
E04.950.599
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013245
Scope note: Procedures to block or remove all or part of the genital tract for the purpose of rendering individuals sterile, incapable of reproduction. Surgical sterilization procedures are the most commonly used. There are also sterilization procedures involving chemical or physical means.
Annotation: restrict to humans and vertebrates; for invertebrates, consider PEST CONTROL, BIOLOGICAL
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 2004; see STERILIZATION, SEXUAL 1963-2003
History Note: 2004 (1963)
Related: Pest Control, Biological MeSH
Population Control MeSH
DeCS ID: 13633
Unique ID: D013245
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Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Sterilization, Reproductive - Preferred
Concept UI M0020496
Scope note Procedures to block or remove all or part of the genital tract for the purpose of rendering individuals sterile, incapable of reproduction. Surgical sterilization procedures are the most commonly used. There are also sterilization procedures involving chemical or physical means.
Preferred term Sterilization, Reproductive
Entry term(s) Reproductive Sterilization
Reproductive Sterilizations
Sterilizations, Reproductive
Female Sterilization, Voluntary - Narrower
Concept UI M0020490
Preferred term Female Sterilization, Voluntary
Entry term(s) Female Sterilizations, Voluntary
Voluntary Female Sterilization
Voluntary Female Sterilizations
Voluntary Sterilization - Narrower
Concept UI M0020497
Preferred term Voluntary Sterilization
Entry term(s) Sterilization, Voluntary
Sterilizations, Voluntary
Voluntary Sterilizations
Male Sterilization, Voluntary - Narrower
Concept UI M0020493
Preferred term Male Sterilization, Voluntary
Entry term(s) Male Sterilizations, Voluntary
Voluntary Male Sterilization
Voluntary Male Sterilizations
Female Sterilization - Narrower
Concept UI M0020489
Preferred term Female Sterilization
Entry term(s) Female Sterilizations
Sterilization, Female
Sterilizations, Female
Male Sterilization - Narrower
Concept UI M0020492
Preferred term Male Sterilization
Entry term(s) Male Sterilizations
Sterilization, Male
Sterilizations, Male



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