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pessary

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pes=sa=ry

CIDE DICTIONARY

pessaryn. [L. pessarium, pessum, pessus, Gr. : cf. F. pessaire.].
     An instrument or device to be introduced into and worn in the vagina, to support the uterus, or remedy a malposition.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

pessary, n. (pl. -ies) Med.
1 a device worn in the vagina to support the uterus or as a contraceptive.
2 a vaginal suppository.

Etymology
ME f. LL pessarium, pessulum f. pessum, pessus f. Gk pessos oval stone

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