contraceptive device

n.

Any of various devices used to prevent pregnancy, including the diaphragm, condom, and intrauterine device.

Nearby words

  1. contrabasso,
  2. contrabassoon,
  3. contracept,
  4. contraception,
  5. contraceptive,
  6. contraceptive sponge,
  7. contraclockwise,
  8. contract,
  9. contract bond,
  10. contract bridge


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