sanitary napkin

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sanitary napkin

n.
A disposable pad of absorbent material worn to absorb menstrual flow.

san′itary nap′kin


n.
a disposable pad of absorbent material worn by women during menstruation to absorb the uterine flow.
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Noun1.sanitary napkin - a disposable absorbent pad (trade name Kotex)sanitary napkin - a disposable absorbent pad (trade name Kotex); worn to absorb menstrual flow
pad - a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort
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Los Angeles, CA, November 23, 2018 --(PR.com)-- NannoPad[R], the menstrual pad designed to naturally help relieve menstrual pain, was featured on a recent episode of the popular, award-winning TV show The Doctors.
What is the type and brand of menstrual pad you're using?"
Even after telling the agent that she was on her period and hence was wearing a menstrual pad, the agent insisted on checking her underwear.
Created to minimize cramps and maximize comfort, NannoPad is a menstrual pad infused with new Nannogenic technology which seeks to naturally relieve menstrual cramps.
Affording menstrual pad has not been easy for Chioma Ukwuoma, as she laments on how it has been difficult for her to get money to buy sanitary pad with the current harsh economy plaguing Nigerians.
Then, Cox reportedly left her filthy underwear and "used menstrual pad" in her work space.
Other women have acknowledged the horror of seeing their tiny dead baby being expelled in the shower, toilet or on their menstrual pad.
While the number of bladder-control products might be increasing, the menstrual pad and tampon segment still has a clientele with continuing needs.
Want to make a cloth menstrual pad? It's a great "first period" present for a friend, and you can make them to donate to girls in other parts of the world who don't have access to throw-away pads.
Now, a strip of plastic (I suggest this be new plastic such as plastic wrap and not recycled plastic like bread bag plastic because if it has any holes it will leak) can be placed under the last layer for a modern menstrual pad that may be reused.
Ironically, lack of exposure (no magazine would accept advertising) halted the introduction of the first disposable menstrual pad in the U.S.
Patents 5,505,720 McNeil-PPC "Melt Blown Menstrual Pad" and 5,387,207 Procter & Gamble "Thin-unit-wet absorbent foam materials for aqueous body fluids and process for making same" for example) and this must augur well for the future.