- control of the number and frequency of children born, specif. through the control of conception; contraception
- a device or method used to prevent conception
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- Voluntary limitation or control of the number of children conceived, especially by planned use of contraceptive techniques.
- A contraceptive technique.
birth control - Cultural Definition
The practice of preventing conception to limit the number of births. (See contraception, family planning, population control, and Margaret Sanger.)
birth control - Medical Definition
birth control - Science Definition
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