Definition of Lippes loop in English:

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Lippes loop

Pronunciation: /ˌlipēz ˈlo͞op/


A type of intrauterine contraceptive device made of inert plastic in a double S-shape, which can be left in place for long periods.


1960s: named after Jack Lippes (born 1924), American obstetrician.

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Syllabification: Lip·pes loop

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