Lippes loop


Lippes loop

noun \ˈlip-ēz-\

Definition of LIPPES LOOP

: an S-shaped plastic intrauterine device

Biographical Note for LIPPES LOOP

Lippes, Jack (born 1924), American obstetrician and gynecologist. A specialist in reproduction physiology, Lippes did research in such areas as the physiology of human oviductal fluid, immunology of the genital tract, and intrauterine contraception. He invented the Lippes loop and first introduced it around 1962.

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