cervical cap


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cervical cap

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

cer′vical cap′


n.
a contraceptive device made of rubberlike plastic and fitted over the cervix, where it may be kept for long periods without removal.
[1920–25]
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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
Translations
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DiaphragmaWkładka domaciczna

cer·vi·cal cap

n. capa o cubierta del cuello uterino, contraceptivo.
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THE Stork is a home conception aid, using cervical cap insemination that can be used at home.
It collects sperm into a cervical cap at the end of condom-like sheath.
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.
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The study involved 1,101 sexually active women split almost evenly between those using a hormonal form of contraception such as the pill, patch, ring or shot, and those women using a non-hormonal form, such as a condom, diaphragm, cervical cap or withdrawal.
Prescription-only barrier methods in the FDA guide include the diaphragm and the cervical cap, both used with spermicide.
Cindy's fans team up to celebrate (in order): Susan Schewel, NWHN Board Treasurer and Executive Director of the Greater Philadelphia Women's Medical Fund; Becky Chalker, author of the Complete Cervical Cap Guide; Kim Lau, NWHN Board Chair and professor of American Studies at U.
Some cases of non-menstrual toxic shock syndrome have been reported in women using barrier contraceptives, including Today Sponge, the diaphragm, and the cervical cap.