NEET Zoology Reproductive Health Questions Solved

AIIMS - 2013

Which of the following contraceptive devices make uterus unsuitable for implantation?

(a) Progestasert                (b) CuT

(c) Lippe's loop                 (d)  Multiload

(a) All the options are examples of intra-uterine contraceptive devices (IUCDs). These are plastic or metal objects which are inserted by doctors in the uterus through vagina. Lippes loop is non-medicated IUCD. CuT and Multiload are copper releasing IUCDs, which suppress motility and fertilizing capacity of sperms. Progestasert is a hormone releasing IUCD which makes the uterus unsuitable for implanation and cervix hostile to the sperms.

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