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birth control pills that contain a combination of extrogen and progestin (progesterone)

combination birth control pills

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the pregnancy rate occurring using a particular contraceptive method; the percentage of women who will be pregnant after a year of use of the method

failure rate

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a birth control pill containing a steady level of estrogen and three phases of progesterone, intended to mimic more closely women's natural hormonal cycles

triphasic pill

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a plastic device sometimes containing metal or a hormone that is inserted into the uterus for contraceptive purpuses

intrauterine device (IUD)

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a cap-shaped rubber contraceptive device that fits inside a woman's vagina over the cervix

diaphragm

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a contraceptive sheath that is placed over the penis

male condom

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a substance that kills sperm

spermicide

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flushing out the inside of the vagina with a liquid

douching

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a method of birth control in which the man withdraws his penis from his partner's vagina before he ejaculates

withdrawal

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a method of birth control that involves abstaining from intercourse around the time the woman ovulates

rhythm (fertility awareness) method

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a type of rhythm method of birth control in which the woman determines when she ovulates by keeping a calendar record of the length of her menstrual cycles

calendar method

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a type of rhythm method of birth control in which the woman determines when she ovulates by keeping track of her temperature

Basal Body Temperature (BBT) method

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a type of rhythm method of birth control in which the woman determines when she ovulates by checking her cervical mucus

Cervical mucus method

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a type of rhythm method of birth control combining the basal body temperature method and the cervical mucus method

sympto-thermal method

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a surgical procedure by which an individual is made sterile, that is, incapable of reproducing

sterilization

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a surgical procedure for male sterilization involving severing of the vas deferens

vasectomy

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a method of female sterilization where the fallopian tubes are tied off

laparoscopy

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the termination of pregnancy

abortion

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a method of abortion that is performed during the first trimester and involves suctioning out the contents of the uterus; also called the suction curettage

vacuum aspiration

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the "abortion pill"

Mifepristone (RU-486)