pessary(redirected from diaphragm pessary)
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1. a device for inserting into the vagina, either as a support for the uterus or (diaphragm pessary) to deliver a drug, such as a contraceptive
2. a medicated vaginal suppository
An appliance of varied form placed in the vagina for uterine support or contraception.
Any suppository or other form of medication placed in the vagina for therapeutic purposes.