HyperDic: iud

English > 1 sense of the word IUD:
NOUNartifactIUD, intrauterine devicecontraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus
English > IUD: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningcontraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus.
Synonymintrauterine device
NarrowerloopAn intrauterine device in the shape of a loop
Broadercontraceptive, preventive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, birth control deviceAn agent or device intended to prevent conception
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