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Reproductive System Disorders

Erectile Dysfunction

Family Planning

family planning
Definition(s): The spacing of conception of children according to the wishes of the parents rather than to chance. It is accomplished by practicing some form of birth control.

natural family planning

  1. Fertility awareness.
  2. A kind of fertility awareness in which a woman plots on a graph her daily basal body temperature, cervical mucus characteristics, and common subjective complaints associated with ovulation, e.g., mittelschmerz, to identify the days of the menstrual cycle during which there is the highest potential for conception. The validity of this method is controversial.

Venes D, Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 22nd ed


Menstrual Dysfunction

Sexually Transmitted Diseases