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menstrual cup

n.
A rubber cup that is inserted into the vagina and placed over the cervix to collect menstrual flow.

menstrual cup

A reusable cup-shaped device made of latex, silicone or thermoplastic elastome, which is placed inside the vagina, held in place by suction and used to collect menstrual flow in lieu of absorbent pads. Menstrual cups are more cost-efficient and environmentally friendly than tampons, as most are reusable, and they are the method of choice for heavy menstrual bleeding.

menstrual cup

Gynecology A reusable, cup-shaped device placed inside the vagina, held in place by suction and used to collect menstrual flow. See Menstruation.
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