Definition 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.




Definition of Intrauterine device

1. Noun. A contraceptive device consisting of a spiral or similar shape of plastic or metal inserted through the vagina into the uterus in order to prevent the implantation of a fertilized egg. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intrauterine Device

intratubal
intratubal insemination
intratubular
intratumor
intratumoral
intratumorally
intratumoural
intratympanic
intraunion
intraurban
intraurethral
intrauterine
intrauterine amputation
intrauterine contraceptive device
intrauterine contraceptive devices
intrauterine device (current term)
intrauterine device expulsion
intrauterine devices
intrauterine fracture
intrauterine growth retardation
intrauterine insemination
intrauterine pneumonia
intrauterine transfusion
intravacuolar
intravagal glomus
intravaginal
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intravaginal torsion
intravaginally
intravalley

Literary usage of Intrauterine device

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1. Punitive Damages: Tort Reform & Fda Defenses: Hearings Before the Committee edited by Orrin G. Hatch (1998)
"For example, in the case of Copper-7 intrauterine device, after FDA approval, the manufacturer became aware of reports of serious health problems suffered ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"In these analyses, women currently using the contraceptive pill, the diaphragm, the sheath, female sterilization or an intrauterine device (IUCD) were ..."

3. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"... 45 safety belts 51 safety helmets 51,52 violent 46 drug abuse and 47 Intrauterine device (IUD) 54 Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) 34 Ipecac, ..."

4. Operative Gynecologic Laparoscopy: Principles and Techniques by Camran Nezhat (2000)
"A higher risk of ovarian implantation exists in women who conceive while using intrauterine contraceptive devices.10 A woman with an intrauterine device ..."

5. Health Status of Minorities & Low Income Groups by DIANE Publishing Company, Dept. of Health and Human Services, United States (1991)
"Two risk factors in PID have been shown to be higher in young Black than White women in the mid- 1970s: use of the IUD, or intrauterine device, ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Furthermore, the intrauterine device (1UD) has been reported not to affect the rate of progression from dysplasia to cancer, thus making it an ideal control ..."

7. Punitive Damages: Tort Reform & Fda Defenses: Hearings Before the Committee edited by Orrin G. Hatch (1998)
"For example, in the case of Copper-7 intrauterine device, after FDA approval, the manufacturer became aware of reports of serious health problems suffered ..."

8. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"In these analyses, women currently using the contraceptive pill, the diaphragm, the sheath, female sterilization or an intrauterine device (IUCD) were ..."

9. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"... 45 safety belts 51 safety helmets 51,52 violent 46 drug abuse and 47 Intrauterine device (IUD) 54 Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) 34 Ipecac, ..."

10. Operative Gynecologic Laparoscopy: Principles and Techniques by Camran Nezhat (2000)
"A higher risk of ovarian implantation exists in women who conceive while using intrauterine contraceptive devices.10 A woman with an intrauterine device ..."

11. Health Status of Minorities & Low Income Groups by DIANE Publishing Company, Dept. of Health and Human Services, United States (1991)
"Two risk factors in PID have been shown to be higher in young Black than White women in the mid- 1970s: use of the IUD, or intrauterine device, ..."

12. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Furthermore, the intrauterine device (1UD) has been reported not to affect the rate of progression from dysplasia to cancer, thus making it an ideal control ..."

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