intrauterine contraceptive device
noun see intrauterine device

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • intrauterine (contraceptive) device — ☆ intrauterine (contraceptive) device or intrauterine device n. any of various devices, as a coil or loop of plastic, inserted in the uterus as a contraceptive * * * …   Universalium

  • intrauterine (contraceptive) device — ☆ intrauterine (contraceptive) device or intrauterine device n. any of various devices, as a coil or loop of plastic, inserted in the uterus as a contraceptive …   English World dictionary

  • intrauterine (contraceptive) device — ☆ intrauterine (contraceptive) device or intrauterine device n. any of various devices, as a coil or loop of plastic, inserted in the uterus as a contraceptive …   English World dictionary

  • intrauterine contraceptive device — n INTRAUTERINE DEVICE …   Medical dictionary

  • intrauterine contraceptive device — see ↑IUCD • • • Main Entry: ↑intrauterine …   Useful english dictionary

  • intrauterine contraceptive device — see IUCD …   Medical dictionary

  • intrauterine contraceptive device — see IUCD …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD) — A device inserted into the uterus (womb) to prevent conception (pregnancy). The IUD can be a coil, loop, triangle, or T shape. It can be plastic or metal. An IUD is inserted into the uterus by a health care professional. Of two types of IUDs… …   Medical dictionary

  • IUD (intrauterine contraceptive device) — A device inserted into the uterus (womb) to prevent conception (pregnancy). The IUD can be a coil, loop, triangle, or T shape. It can be plastic or metal. An IUD is inserted into the uterus by a health care professional. Of two types of IUDs… …   Medical dictionary

  • Вку (Wcd), Устройство Внутриматочное Контрацептивное (Intrauterine Contraceptive Device) — пластмассовое или металлическое кольцо, спираль или предмет иной формы длиной примерно 25 мм, который вставляется в полость матки для предотвращения наступления беременности у женщины. Точно механизм его действия пока что не изучен, однако… …   Медицинские термины

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