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Definition 1: an agent or device intended to prevent conception - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for prophylactic device in the sense of this definition

(prophylactic device is a kind of ...) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

"the device is small enough to wear on your wrist" "a device intended to conserve water"

(... is a kind of prophylactic device ) a contraceptive device consisting of a small thimble-shaped cup that is placed over the uterine cervix to prevent the entrance of spermatozoa

(... is a kind of prophylactic device ) a contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb

(... is a kind of prophylactic device ) contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse

(... is a kind of prophylactic device ) a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plastic; it is filled with spermicide and fitted over the uterine cervix

(... is a kind of prophylactic device ) contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus

(... is a kind of prophylactic device ) a large dose of estrogen taken orally within 24 to 72 hours after intercourse; prevents implantation of a fertilized ovum and so acts as a contraceptive; commonly used after rape or incest

(... is a kind of prophylactic device ) a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception

(... is a kind of prophylactic device ) a contraceptive agent that kills spermatozoa

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