contraceptive diaphragm


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Noun1.contraceptive diaphragm - a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plasticcontraceptive 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
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The experimental vaginal ring was designed to be similar in size to the contraceptive diaphragm and released an antiretroviral drug called dapivirine, another drug that could prevent HIV.
The only really foolproof solution (according to the manufacturers) is a Manidular Advancement Device which at pounds 110 came in a special plastic box reminiscent of a contraceptive diaphragm, a distressingly huge object that is connected with screws and is so large it pulls your tongue forward all night, hence stopping snoring.
The Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) and a private-sector collaborator, SILCS, have received funding from CONRAD to design an improved contraceptive diaphragm.