contraceptive device

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Noun1.contraceptive device - an agent or device intended to prevent conceptioncontraceptive device - an agent or device intended to prevent conception
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
coil - a contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb
condom, prophylactic, safe, rubber, safety - contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
contraceptive diaphragm, pessary, 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
intrauterine device, IUD - contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus
morning-after pill - a large dose of estrogen taken orally within 24 to 72 hours after intercourse; prevents implantation of a fertilized ovum and so acts as a contraceptive; commonly used after rape or incest
anovulant, anovulatory drug, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, oral contraceptive pill, pill - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
spermatocide, spermicide - a contraceptive agent that kills spermatozoa
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Lawyers acting for women who claim they were injured by a contraceptive device say the number of cases has risen to 25.
Objective: To assess the acceptability and safety of immediate postpartum intrauterine contraceptive device insertion among parturient having cardiac disease and to determine gynecological and cardiac complications at follow up at four to six weeks and at six months.
Additionally, women's likelihood of continuing use of their contraceptive device for at least 2 years increased with their age at the time of insertion.
The IUCD was inserted in unsafe conditions since at that time it was prohibited in Romania to use any contraceptive device or pills.
5 mg, from Bayer, is a new hormonal contraceptive device used to prevent pregnancy for up to 5 years.
Main outcome variable i-e contraceptive device used; was cross-tabulated with independent variables.
Mazor, "Appendix perforation by an intrauterine contraceptive device," European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, vol.
Two nights at the Adelphi and she's moved her rudimentary contraceptive device onto the next unsuspecting male desperate for her chilly attentions.
Vaginal speculum examination revealed threads of an intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD).
While the hugely popular "Moods" has been a scorching success as a masculine contraceptive device, HLL has also launched VELVET, a third generation low-protein and natural latex-based female condoms.
The case report describes successful removal of misplaced Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD) from urinary bladder.
6%), Intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD) is used by 20 (6.