sanitary napkin

noun
variants: or sanitary pad
Updated on: 13 Mar 2018

Definition of sanitary napkin

: a disposable absorbent pad used (as during menstruation) to absorb the uterine flow

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First Known Use of sanitary napkin

1915


SANITARY NAPKIN Defined for English Language Learners

sanitary napkin

Definition of sanitary napkin for English Language Learners

  • : a thick piece of soft material that is used to absorb blood during menstruation


Medical Dictionary

sanitary napkin

noun

medical Definition of sanitary napkin

: a disposable absorbent pad used (as during menstruation) to absorb the flow from the uterus

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