NEET Zoology Reproductive Health Questions Solved


What is true for IUDs?

I. They are self-inserted

II. They are inserted by expert nurses

III. They may be non-medicated IUDs, copper releasing IUDs or hormone releasing IUDs.

IV. They are the one of the most widely accepted contraceptives in India.

V. They are inter-uterine devices

(1) All of the above

(2) II; III, IV

(3) I, II, III

(4) I, II, III, V

(2) IUDs are inserted by doctors or expert nurses in the uterus through vagina. These Intra Uterine Devices are presently available as the non-medicated IUDs (e.g., Lippes loop), copper releasing IUDs (CuT, Cu7, Multiload 375) and the hormone releasing IUDs (Progestasert, LNG-20). IUDs increase phagocytosis of sperms within the uterus and the Cu ions released suppress sperm motility and thefertilising capacity of sperms. (page-60)

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