IUD IUD, n. An {intrauterine device}, a contraceptive device consisting of a small, usually plastic object placed within the uterus to prevent conception. [PJC]

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  • IUD — / iud/ [sigla dell ingl. Intra Uterine Device «dispositivo intrauterino»] s. m. inv. (med.) spirale …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • IUD — steht als Abkürzung für: iuris utriusque doctor (Doktor beider Rechte), juristischer Abschluss im weltlichen und Kirchenrecht, siehe Doctor iuris utriusque Intrauterine device (Intrauterinpessar), ein Verhütungsmittel Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • IUD — Intrauterine device Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations …   Law dictionary

  • IUD — IUD,   Abkürzung für intrauterine device, der englische Name für Intrauterinpessar (Spirale) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • IUD — s.m.inv. CO TS med. → spirale {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1957. ETIMO: propr. sigla dell ingl. Intra Uterine Device dispositivo anticoncezionale intrauterino …   Dizionario italiano

  • IUD — [ˌaı ju: ˈdi:] n [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: intrauterine device] intra uterine device a small plastic or metal object used inside a woman s ↑uterus (=place where a baby develops) to prevent a baby being born = ↑coil …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • IUD — [ ,aı ju di ] noun count intra uterine device: a type of CONTRACEPTIVE that consists of a small piece of plastic or metal fitted inside a woman s WOMB …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • IUD — (intrauterine device) n. contraceptive device which is placed inside the uterus to prevent conception …   English contemporary dictionary

  • IUD — ► ABBREVIATION ▪ intrauterine device …   English terms dictionary

  • IUD — abbrev. intrauterine (contraceptive) device: also IUCD …   English World dictionary

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