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Contraceptives, Oral

"Contraceptives, Oral" 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.

Compounds, usually hormonal, taken orally in order to block ovulation and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. The hormones are generally estrogen or progesterone or both.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Contraceptives, Oral" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Contraceptives, Oral" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 216 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 1997
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