intrauterine device, IUD(noun)
contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus
An intrauterine device, a contraceptive device consisting of a small, usually plastic object placed within the uterus to prevent conception.
D.U.I., DUI, UDI, Udi
The numerical value of iud in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of iud in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You want to consider using the copper IUD rather than the one that contains hormones. The hormone containing IUD was just shown in a study to reduce clearance of HPV.
We are totally opposed to abortion under any circumstances. We are also opposed to abortifacient drugs and chemicals like the Pill and the IUD, and we are also opposed to all forms of birth control with the exception of natural family planning.
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The ones that we have on the market now are very, very safe; they are very different from the ones that came out in the ‘80s, [like] the DalkonShield that did have a high risk of pelvic inflammatory disease, one of the main differences was that it had a braded filament--a piece of string that hangs into the vagina-- and bacteria lived in the crevices in the string, which increased the risk of getting pelvic inflammatory disease, which can lead to scarring and blocked fallopian tubes. This caused a scare and caused companies to pull all IUDs [off the shelves] except for the copper IUD. But today, the string is much smoother so the bacteria can’t cling on as easily.
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