cervical cap

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cervical cap

A small, rubber, cup-shaped contraceptive device that fits over the uterine cervix to prevent the entry of sperm.

cer′vical cap′

a contraceptive device made of rubberlike plastic and fitted over the cervix, where it may be kept for long periods without removal.
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Noun1.cervical cap - a contraceptive device consisting of a small thimble-shaped cup that is placed over the uterine cervix to prevent the entrance of spermatozoa
DiaphragmaWkładka domaciczna

cer·vi·cal cap

n. capa o cubierta del cuello uterino, contraceptivo.
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The Stork OTC assists the chances of becoming pregnant by using cervical cap insemination.
Barrier methods for females such as female condoms, diaphragm, and cervical cap are also available but not used much.
Rinovum's Stork conception aids, (The Stork and The Stork OTC), are designed to give couples a way to use cervical cap insemination in the privacy of home.
THE Stork is a home conception aid, using cervical cap insemination that can be used at home.
014 Cervical cap -- -- -- -- -- Intrauterine devices 4 3.
It collects sperm into a cervical cap at the end of condom-like sheath.
According to Dr Chandhiok, MPT research priorities for India are product development of drugs and devices; clinical trials for safety and efficacy; acceptability of female controlled devices like female condom, diaphragm, cervical cap, vaginal ring; providers and users' perspective and innovative communication strategies to improve utilization.
10% Barrier Methods: Male Latex Condom (*) 14% Diaphragm (**) 5-20% Cervical Cap (no previous births) (**) 15% Cervical Cap (previous births) (**) 30% Female Condom 21% Sponge 18-28% (higher failure rate after childbirth) Spermicide: (gel, foam, suppository, film) 26% Natural Methods: Withdrawal 18-20% Natural Family Planning (calendar, temperature, cervical mucus) 15-20% No Method 85% * used without spermicide ** used with spermicide
The study involved sexually active females split almost evenly between those using a hormonal form of contraception, such as the pill, patch, ring, or shot, and those women employing a nonhormonal form, such as a condom, diaphragm, cervical cap, or withdrawal.
Diaphragm and cervical cap A diaphragm is a dome of rubber with a coiled metal spring in its rim.
The survey stratifies birth control methods into highly effective (long-acting reversible contraception); moderately effective (only condoms); and less effective (withdrawal, periodic abstinence, rhythm method, emergency contraception, diaphragm, female condom, foam, jelly, cervical cap, sponge, suppository, or insert).