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intrauterine device

n. Abbr. IUD
A usually T-shaped device that is inserted into the uterus to prevent pregnancy, often wrapped in copper or containing a progestin.

intrauterine device

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) a metal or plastic device, in the shape of a loop, coil, or ring, inserted into the uterus to prevent conception. Abbreviation: IUD

intrau′terine device`


n.
any of various contrivances, as a loop or coil, for insertion into the uterus as a contraceptive.
Abbr.: IUD
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intrauterine device - contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus
loop - an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop
Translations
dispositif intra-utérinDIUstérilet
gimdos ertmės pesaras
antikoncepčné vnútromaternicové teliesko

intrauterine device

IUD

(ˌai juː ˈdiː) noun (abbreviation)
intrauterine device; a plastic or metal contraceptive used by women.
References in periodicals archive ?
Migration of an intrauterine contraceptive device to the sigmoid colon: a case report.
Choice of contraception and age of the user are related, as observed in this study women aged 15 - 20 years preferred tubal ligation, condoms and intrauterine contraceptive device, while women aged 21 - 25 years preferred condoms and tubal ligation.
Deep, "Intravesical migration of intrauterine contraceptive devices with stone formation," Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care, vol.
IUCDs: Intrauterine contraceptive devices, OCP: Oral contraceptive pill Table 3: Determinants of contraceptive practices with different (n=270) Variable Contraceptive [chi square] df P usage Yes No Age at marriage (years) <18 18 08 0.04 1 0.82 >18 174 70 Type of family Nuclear 132 30 21.2 1 0.00 Joint 60 48 Literacy status of wife Illiterate 08 18 21.82 3 0.00 Up to primary 60 36 Up to secondary 92 34 Graduate and above 19 03 Number of children 0 13 04 6.83 3 0.07 1 40 09 2 100 39 >2 39 26 Socioeconomic status Upper class 12 04 5.64 4 0.22 Upper middle 30 08 Middle class 38 16 Lower middle 102 40 Lower class 10 10
Patients were followed up for six months after placing post partum intrauterine contraceptive device (PPIUCD).
Hopkins, "Monilial chorionitis associated with an intrauterine contraceptive device," Obstetrics & Gynecology, vol.
Intravesical stone formation on intrauterine contraceptive device. Int Urol Nephrol 2004;36(3):345-348.
Key Words: Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD), Urinary bladder, Laparotomy.INTRODUCTION
Hysterography study of long term effects of intrauterine contraceptive devices. Fertil Steril 1971; 22: 651-2.
Penetration of the bladder by a perforating intrauterine contraceptive device: a sonographic diagnosis.
Intrauterine contraceptive device strings are used to monitor and remove the IUCD.
Abstract: The intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD) is highly effective and cost-effective.

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