spermicide

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spermicide

any drug or other agent that kills spermatozoa
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Peroxidative breakdown of phospholipids in human spermatozoa, spermicidal properties of fatty acid peroxides, and protective action of seminal plasma.
Also, this data may have clinical application in development of a novel non-steroid contraceptive with spermicidal properties.
Plant saponins reportedly have some important biological activities such as spermicidal [36], molluscicidal [37], antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and cytotoxic activities [38, 39].
Double barrier method: condom and occlusive cap (diaphragm or cervical/vault caps) with spermicidal agent (foam/gel/film/cream/suppository); or
Dermatitis in response to the spermicidal agents used in contraceptive creams like nonoxynol 9 and also to the rubber in condoms have also been reported.
Pregnancy is prevented through a "foreign body" effect and the spermicidal action of copper ions.
Spermicidal jellies and creams increase a woman's susceptibility to infection by altering vaginal flora, allowing candida (yeast microorganisms) to take firmer hold.
For decades, Catholic hospitals have in cases of rape allowed the use of spermicidal wash to impede sperm from reaching an egg and drugs to prevent the victim from ovulating.
Medical lubricants: catheter lubricants, condom lubricants, personal lubricants, spermicidal lubricants, vaginal moisturizers, gamma radiation resistant lubricant gels.
So she submitted her Gesellenstiick, and the way she installed it was she hung it on one wall under a white light, and on the opposite wall, down the long end of the room, she put a glass jar of spermicidal jelly.