diaphragm

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

di·a·phragm

noun \ˈdī-ə-ˌfram\

Definition of DIAPHRAGM

1
: a body partition of muscle and connective tissue; specifically : the partition separating the chest and abdominal cavities in mammals—see pelvic diaphragm, urogenital diaphragm
2
: a device that limits the aperture of a lens or optical system
3
: a molded cap usually of thin rubber fitted over the uterine cervix to act as a mechanical contraceptive barrier

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