intrauterine device

Definitions of intrauterine device
  1. noun
    contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus
    synonyms: IUD
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    types:
    loop
    an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop
    type of:
    birth control device, contraceptive, contraceptive device, preventative, preventive, prophylactic device
    an agent or device intended to prevent conception
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