contraceptive device


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con·tra·cep·tive de·vice

a device used to prevent pregnancy, for example, occlusive diaphragm, condom, intrauterine device.

con·tra·cep·tive de·vice

(kon'tră-sep'tiv dĕ-vīs')
A device used to prevent pregnancy (e.g., occlusive diaphragm, condom, intrauterine device).
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Intrauterine contraceptive device migration to the lower urinary tract: Report of 2 cases.
Intrauterine contraceptive device strings are used to monitor and remove the IUCD.
Makers of implanted contraceptive devices are finding ways to make the process easier as well.
According to the new Market Research Report"Intrauterine Contraceptive Devices Market (IUD/IUCD),by Type[Hormonal IUCD, Copper IUCD] - Global Forecast to 2019" , the Global Intrauterine Contraceptive Devices report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast of revenue.
No evidence to support intrauterine contraceptive device and embryo destruction, letter, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1997, 177(4):980; Segal SJ, Intrauterine contraceptive devices act before fertilization, letter, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1997, 177(4):980-981; and Borgatta L, Mechanism of intrauterine device contraceptive action, letter, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1997, 177(4):976-977.
A THERE is no doubt that an intra-uterine contraceptive device is an extremely effective method of contraception.
It is the first case in Britain of damages being sought over the alleged failure of a contraceptive device.
In the first case of damages being sought over the alleged failure of a contraceptive device, Mr Justice Ian Kennedy was told that Mrs Richardson had kept the Durex Jeans condom after noticing a defect.
They specifically prohibit Catholic hospitals from offering abortion for any reason, vasectomies, tubal ligations and in vitro fertilization or distributing any contraceptive device (even "emergency contraception" for women who have been raped or condoms for HIV-positive patients).
It has generally been used in treating rape victims or women who either neglected to use birth control or believe a condom or other contraceptive device failed.
The researchers asked the women about the contraceptive device they used most frequently during the month prior to their visit.
The copper T intra-uterine contraceptive device is over 99% effective as a contraceptive.