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Dalkon Shield

[ dal-kon ]
/ ˈdæl kɒn /
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Pharmacology, Trademark.

a brand name for an intrauterine contraceptive device withdrawn from the market in 1974, having been associated with an increased risk of pelvic inflammatory disease and spontaneous abortion in women who used it.

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