Lippes loop

noun
\ ˈli-pəs- How to pronounce Lippes loop (audio) , -pēz- How to pronounce Lippes loop (audio) \

Definition of Lippes loop

: an S-shaped plastic intrauterine device

First Known Use of Lippes loop

1964, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Lippes loop

Jack Lippes born 1924 American gynecologist

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“Lippes loop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lippes%20loop. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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Lippes loop

noun
\ ˈlip-ēz- How to pronounce Lippes loop (audio) \

Medical Definition of Lippes loop

: an S-shaped plastic intrauterine device

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