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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THE FOOD AND DRUG Administration has ordered Bayer to expand a postmarketing surveillance study of its implantable contraceptive device Essure, despite its disappearance from the U.S.
Since then, he's worked on national cases like the Dalkon Shield contraceptive device litigation, the 3M silicone gel breast implant case, and numerous others.
Immediate postpartum intrauterine contraceptive device insertions in Cesarean and vaginal delivery: a comparative study of follow-up outcomes.
Minimally invasive surgical approach to retrieve migrated intrauterine contraceptive device. Int J Repro Contracept Obstet Gynecol.
Hundreds of victims of a controversial contraceptive device are to gather for a PS300million compensation summit with lawyers.
The hospital also gives various contraceptives like hormonal contraceptives, intrauterine contraceptive device, depo medroxy progesterone acetate injections and tubal ligation and vasectomy operations.
Tubal ligation 10%, condoms 6.5% and intrauterine contraceptive device 2.6% was the choice for females aged 15 - 20 years.
WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration said Monday that it is restricting the sale and distribution of the controversial contraceptive device Essure.
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.
Kyleena[TM] (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system; IUS) 19.5 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.