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Related to cervical cap: spermicide
1. a covering.
2. a maximum budgetary limit.
cervical cap a contraceptive device similar to the diaphragm but much smaller, consisting of a cup that fits directly over the cervix. It is only 60 per cent effective for women who have already given birth.
cradle cap an oily yellowish crust that sometimes appears on the scalp of an infant, caused by excessive secretion by the sebaceous glands in the scalp. Treatment of mild cases consists of daily shampoo with mild soap. It can be loosened with an application of mineral oil or baby oil prior to shampooing. Called also milk crust and crusta lactea.
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a contraceptive diaphragm that fits over the cervix uteri.
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A small, rubber, cup-shaped contraceptive device that fits over the uterine cervix to prevent the entry of sperm.
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cer·vi·cal cap(sĕrvi-kăl kap)
Contraceptive diaphragm that fits over the cervix uteri.
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cervical capSee CAP CONTRACEPTIVE.
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