Pessary

A pessary is a medical device inserted into the vagina, either to provide structural support, or as a method of delivering medication. ==Types of pessaries== === Therapeutic pessaries === A therapeutic pessary is a medical device similar to the outer ring of a diaphragm. Therapeutic pessaries are used to support the uterus, vagina, bladder, or rec...
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pessary

(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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pessary

(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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Pessary

• (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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pessary

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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Pessary

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 vagina, to support the uterus, or remedy a malposition...
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pessary

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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Pessary

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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Pessary

A pessary is a vaginal suppository.
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Pessary

A special type of medication designed to be inserted into the vagina. In labour, prostaglandin pessaries are sometimes used to induce labour.
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Pessary

A sponge or sponge-like device impregnated with hormones that is temporarily placed in the ewe's vagina to release those hormones. Usually used to control the estrous cycle.
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pessary

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 substance – for example, a contraceptive, antibio......
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pessary

suppository inserted into the vagina
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pessary

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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