Pes'sa·ry noun ; plural Pessaries . [ Latin pessarium , pessum , pessus , Greek ...: confer French pessaire .] (Medicine) (a) An instrument or device to be introduced into and worn in the vagi...
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1. <apparatus> An instrument placed in the vagina to support the uterus or rectum or as a contraceptive device. ... 2. <pharmacology> A medicated vaginal suppository. ... Origin: L. Pessarium ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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contraceptive diaphragm noun a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plastic; it is filled with spermicide and fitted over the uterine cervix
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(pes´ә-re) an instrument placed in the vagina to support the uterus or rectum or as a contraceptive device. a medicated vaginal suppository.
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• (n.) A medicinal substance in the form of a bolus or mass, designed for introduction into the vagina; a vaginal suppository. • (n.) An instrument or device to be introduced into and worn in the vagina, to support the uterus, or remedy a malposition.
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(L. pessarium) 1. an instrument placed in the vagina to support the uterus or rectum or as a contraceptive device. 2. a medicated vaginal suppository.
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A pessary is a small plastic or silicone medical device which is inserted into the vagina or rectum and held in place by the pelvic floor musculature. ==Types of pessaries== === Therapeutic pessaries === A therapeutic pessary is a medical device similar to the outer ring of a diaphragm. Therapeutic...
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A medical device positioned in the vagina that can be used as a contraceptive or to provide support for a prolapsed uterus.
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A pessary is a vaginal suppository.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: pes′ă-rē Definitions: 1. An appliance of varied form, introduced into the vagina to support the uterus or to correct any displacement. 2. A medicated vaginal suppository.
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Medical device designed to be inserted into the vagina either to support a displaced womb or as a contraceptive. The word is also used for a vaginal suppository used for administering drugs locally, made from glycerol or oil of theobromine, which melts within the vagina to release the contained subs...
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1) Birth control device 2) Contraceptive 3) Contraceptive device 4) Contraceptive diaphragm 5) Diaphragm 6) Preventative 7) Preventive 8) Prophylactic device 9) Vaginal suppository
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