Birth Control Implant - Glossary

Jayashree Thakwani
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Aug 18, 2018
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Glossary

Contraceptive: Prevents pregnancy

Contraception: Birth control; deliberate prevention of the conception of offspring by any of various means.

Ovulation: The release of an egg from the ovary

Ovaries: Female reproductive organs that produce eggs and hormones.

Intrauterine device (IUDs): A contraceptive device made of plastic or metal that is inserted into the uterus

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