"Contraception" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.
- Contraceptive Methods
- Contraceptive Method
- Inhibition of Fertilization
- Fertilization Inhibition
- Birth Control
- Fertility Control
- Female Contraception
- Contraception, Female
- Contraceptions, Female
- Female Contraceptions
- Male Contraception
- Contraception, Male
- Contraceptions, Male
- Male Contraceptions
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Contraception".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Contraception".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Contraception" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Contraception" was a major or minor topic of these publication.