Suppository vs. Pessary
Difference Between Suppository and Pessary
(medicine) A medicine in the form of a small plug that is inserted into a bodily cavity, especially the rectum, vagina or urethra, where it melts at body temperature.
A medical device similar to the outer ring of a contraceptive diaphragm, most commonly used to support a displaced uterus; also called therapeutic pessary.
a small plug of medication designed for insertion into the rectum or vagina where it melts
(contraception) A diaphragm or cervical cap.
(medicine) A vaginal suppository.
a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plastic; it is filled with spermicide and fitted over the uterine cervix