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How to use intrauterine device in a sentence
He remembers some frantic attempts to mimic sperm capacitation — such as when scientists created porous chambers, roughly the size of an implanted IUD, or intrauterine device, used for contraception.Solving mysteries of reproduction helped make parenthood possible for millions|Robin Marantz Henig|June 9, 2021|Science News
I still do find it a tremendously useful device to invent a character and have the character sing the song.Belle & Sebastian Aren’t So Shy Anymore|James Joiner|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Employees strap a device to their heads and power a helicopter drone with their minds.Use Your Brain—Control a Drone|The Daily Beast Video|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The extending out of one syllable is a great songwriting device.Yes, I Like Christmas Music. Stop Laughing.|Michael Tomasky|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They double down on the plot device of a lone visionary opposed by conventional hierarchies.
So filmmakers usually resort to a plot device to compensate for this absence.
This takes at first the crude device of a couple of vertical lines attached to the head (see Fig. 4).Children's Ways|James Sully
That was not the device of a woman who loved—it savored rather of the cool state-craft of a Lucrezia Borgia.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
This would be a device for helping him to revive this hitherto unrecallable name.
By a device resorted to in each separate case to help make a more vivid First Impression.
It is the fashion there to regard it merely as a device to help an incompetent organist.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
British Dictionary definitions for intrauterine device
Scientific definitions for intrauterine device
Cultural definitions for intrauterine device
A metal or plastic device inserted into the uterus and used to prevent pregnancy.