cervical cap

cervical cap

noun
a contraceptive device made of rubberlike plastic and fitted over the cervix, where it may be kept for long periods without removal.

Origin:
1920–25

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cervical cap n.
A small, rubber, cup-shaped contraceptive device that fits over the uterine cervix to prevent the entry of sperm.

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