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female condom

Syllabification: fe·male con·dom

Definition of female condom in English:

noun

A contraceptive device made of thin rubber, inserted into a woman’s vagina before sexual intercourse.
Example sentences
  • Nursing students at Ryerson University are hoping to shed some light on a relatively unknown contraceptive - the female condom.
  • But, the concept for the female condom (in contradistinction to the male condom) is that it puts the locus of negotiation in the hands of the women.
  • Condoms, female condoms, sterile needle exchanges, and drug treatment are key preventive measures in women.

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