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Noun: intrauterine device  ,in-tru'yoo-tu-rin di'vIs
  1. Contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus
    - IUD

Derived forms: intrauterine devices

Type of: birth control device, contraceptive, contraceptive device, preventative, preventive, prophylactic device

Encyclopedia: Intrauterine device