Lippes loop
noun Etymology: Jack Lippes b1924 American gynecologist Date: 1964 an S-shaped plastic intrauterine device

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  • Lippes loop — lip ēz n an S shaped plastic intrauterine device Lippes Jack (b 1924) American obstetrician and gynecologist. A specialist in reproduction physiology, Lippes did research in such areas as the physiology of human oviductal fluid, immunology of the …   Medical dictionary

  • Lippes loop — ☆ Lippes loop [lip′is ] n. 〚after Jack Lippes, U.S. physician (1961)〛 a polyethylene intrauterine contraceptive device, shaped like a double S * * * …   Universalium

  • Lippes loop — ☆ Lippes loop [lip′is ] n. [after Jack Lippes, U.S. physician (1961)] a polyethylene intrauterine contraceptive device, shaped like a double S …   English World dictionary

  • lippes loop — ˈlipəs , pēz noun Usage: usually capitalized 1st L Etymology: after Jack Lippes b1924 American gynecologist : an S shaped plastic intrauterine contraceptive device …   Useful english dictionary

  • loop — 1. A sharp curve or complete bend in a vessel, cord, or other cylindrical body, forming an oval or circular ring. SEE ALSO: ansa. 2. A wire (usually of platinum or nichrome) fixed into a handle at one end and bent into a circle at the other,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Jack Lippes — (* 19. Februar 1924 in Buffalo) ist ein US amerikanischer Gynäkologe. Er studierte an der State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine, und absolvierte 1947 als Medical Doctor. Von 1948 bis 1952 arbeitete Lippes am Buffalo General… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lip|pes loop — «LIHP uhs», a loop shaped plastic intrauterine device. ╂[< Jack Lippes, an American physician of the 1900 s, who invented it] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Intrauterinpessar — Intrauterinpessare (lateinisch intra, innerhalb; uterus, Gebärmutter), umgangssprachlich auch als Spiralen bezeichnet, sind Medizinprodukte zur Empfängnisverhütung, die in die Gebärmutter eingesetzt werden. Heute gibt es zwei verschiedene… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • IUD with copper — This article is about non hormonally based intrauterine contraceptives. For hormonally based intrauterine contraceptives such as Mirena, see Hormonal IUD. IUD with copper Photo of a common IUD (Paragard T 380A) Background Birth co …   Wikipedia

  • Ortho Pharmaceutical — was initially formed in the United States in 1931 as a subsidiary of Johnson Johnson to market the first prescription spermicidal contraceptive jelly, Ortho Gynol. Contents 1 History 2 See also 3 References …   Wikipedia

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