sanitary napkin

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Origin of sanitary napkin

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20
Also called sanitary pad. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

sanitary napkin in Medicine

sanitary napkin

  1. A disposable pad of absorbent material worn to absorb menstrual flow.
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