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sanitary napkin

noun

Simple Definition of sanitary napkin

  • : a thick piece of soft material that is used to absorb blood during menstruation

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sanitary napkin

  1. :  a disposable absorbent pad used (as during menstruation) to absorb the uterine flow

1915

First Known Use of sanitary napkin

1915


Medical Dictionary

sanitary napkin

noun

Medical Definition of sanitary napkin

  1. :  a disposable absorbent pad used (as during menstruation) to absorb the flow from the uterus




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