An other material or plastic and is a device made from it (e.g. copper rubber) it is a contraceptive device that is inserted into the cervix. It is a coil design or can be in the shape of a T, Y or another configuration.

INTRAUTERINE DEVICE (IUD): "Intrauterine Device (IUD) it interferes with the implantation of an embryo in the uterus wall"
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