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Descriptor in English: Contraceptive Devices
Descriptor in Spanish: Dispositivos Anticonceptivos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Dispositivos Anticoncepcionais
Descriptor in French: Dispositifs contraceptifs
Entry term(s): Contraceptive Device
Device, Contraceptive
Devices, Contraceptive
Tree number(s): E07.190
VS2.006.001.008
Scope note: Devices that diminish the likelihood of or prevent conception. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Annotation: mechanical devices, not chemicals ( = CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS); pregnancy despite use = contraceptive term with no qualif, not /adv eff
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
Online Note: use CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES to search CONTRACEPTIVES 1966
History Note: 67; was CONTRACEPTIVES 1963-66
See also the descriptors: Device Removal MeSH
DeCS UI: 3292
Descriptor UI: D003273
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Contraceptive Devices - Preferred
Concept UI M0005105
Scope note Devices that diminish the likelihood of or prevent conception. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Contraceptive Devices
Entry term(s) Contraceptive Device
Device, Contraceptive
Devices, Contraceptive



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