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Another word for prophylactic

  1. Defending against disease

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Another word for prophylactic

      1. A similar device, consisting of a loose-fitting polyurethane or synthetic rubber sheath closed at one end, that is inserted into the vagina before sexual intercourse.
      2. A thin protective sheath for the penis, generally of latex, used to prevent venereal infection or as a contraceptive
      3. A flexible sheath, usually made of latex or polyurethane, designed to cover the penis during sexual intercourse for contraceptive purposes or as a means of preventing sexually transmitted diseases.
      1. A yellowish, amorphous, elastic material, composed almost entirely of an isoprene polymer, obtained from the milky sap or latex of various tropical plants, especially the rubber tree, and vulcanized, pigmented, finished, and modified into products such as electric insulation, elastic bands and belts, tires, and containers.
      2. Any of numerous synthetic elastic materials of varying chemical composition with properties similar to those of natural rubber; an elastomer.
      3. A low-cut overshoe of rubber
      1. A condom.
      2. (Biology) An enveloping tubular structure, such as the base of a grass leaf that surrounds the stem or the tissue that encloses a muscle or nerve fiber.
      3. A contoured holder for the blade of a knife, sword, etc.
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