Lippes loop

noun

: an S-shaped plastic intrauterine device

Word History

Etymology

Jack Lippes born 1924 American gynecologist

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Lippes loop was in 1964

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“Lippes loop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lippes%20loop. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

Lippes loop

noun
: an S-shaped plastic intrauterine device
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