intrauterine device definition

  • noun:
    • A birth device, particularly a plastic or metallic cycle, band, or spiral, that's inserted to the womb to prevent implantation.
    • A contraceptive product composed of a spiral or similar shape of synthetic or material placed through the vagina into the womb to prevent the implantation of a fertilized egg.
    • A contraceptive unit comprising a little, generally plastic object put in the uterus to prevent conception; also called IUD.
    • contraceptive device composed of an item of curved plastic or metal which placed through vagina to the womb

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