contraceptive diaphragm


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Noun1.contraceptive diaphragm - a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plasticcontraceptive diaphragm - a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plastic; it is filled with spermicide and fitted over the uterine cervix
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The only really foolproof solution (according to the manufacturers) is a Manidular Advancement Device which at pounds 110 came in a special plastic box reminiscent of a contraceptive diaphragm, a distressingly huge object that is connected with screws and is so large it pulls your tongue forward all night, hence stopping snoring.
The Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) and a private-sector collaborator, SILCS, have received funding from CONRAD to design an improved contraceptive diaphragm.
Is Charen old enough to remember when a married woman could get a contraceptive diaphragm only with her husband's permission, and single women could not get fitted at all?