cervical cap

noun

Definition of cervical cap

: a usually rubber or plastic contraceptive device in the form of a thimble-shaped molded cap that fits snugly over the uterine cervix and blocks sperm from entering the uterus

First Known Use of cervical cap

1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Cervical cap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cervical%20cap. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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cervical cap

noun

Medical Definition of cervical cap

: a usually rubber or plastic contraceptive device in the form of a thimble-shaped molded cap that fits snugly over the uterine cervix and blocks sperm from entering the uterus

called also Dutch cap

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