contraceptive sponge

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contraceptive sponge 

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contraceptive sponge


A disposable contraceptive device which combines a physical barrier (polyurethane sponge) and a chemical barrier (nonoxynol 9-based spermicide) to thwart pregnancy

The sponge is inserted into the vagina before sexual intercourse, and usually covers the cervix. 

Synonym Sponge 

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