Heteroerotic Of an erotic nature and involving members of the other sex.
Homoerotic Of an erotic nature and involving members of ones own sex.
Biphobia Negative attitudes and feeling towards bisexual people including
tolerance. Hatred, and fear.
Activating effects Those effects of sex hormones that influence sex drive
levels, but not sexual orientation
Artificial Contraception A method of contraception that apples a human-
Combination pill A birth-control pill that contains synthetic estrogen and
Taken for 21 days out of 28 day cycle. Increases the thickness and the
acidity of the cervical mucus making it a more resistant barrier to
sperm, and inhibits development of the endometrium
Minipill A birth-control pill that contains synthetic progesterone, but no
Thicken the cervical mucus, to impede the passage of sperm through
the cervix, and they render the inner lining of the uterus less receptive
to fertilized egg.
Intrauterine device (IUD) A small object that is inserted into the uterus and
left in place to prevent conception
Cooper, and levonorgestrel-releasing IUD.
Diaphragm A shallow rubber cup or dome that's fitted to the contours of a
woman’s vagina. Its coated with a spermicide and inserted before intercourse,
to prevent conception.
Calendar Method A fertility awareness method of contraception that relies
on predicting ovulation by tracking menstrual cycles, typically for 10 to 12
months, and assuming that ovulation occurs 14 days before menstruation
Basal-body temperature method A fertility awareness method of
contraception that relies on prediction ovulation by tracking the woman’s
temperature during the course of the menstrual cycle.
Ovulation method A fertility awareness method of contraception that relies
on predicting ovulation by tracking the viscosity of cervical mucus Viscosity Stickiness, consistency
Peak days The days during the menstrual cycle when a woman is most likely
to be fertile.
Vasectomy the surgical method of male sterilization in which each vas
deferens is cut and tied back or cauterized, to prevent sperm fro