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Meaning of "pessary" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PESSARY

From Late Latin pessārium, from Latin pessum, from Greek pessos plug.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PESSARY

pessary  [ˈpɛsərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PESSARY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pessary is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PESSARY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

pessary

Pessary

A pessary is a medical device inserted into the vagina, either to provide structural support, or as a method of delivering medication. An assortment of pessaries...

Definition of pessary in the English dictionary

The definition of pessary in the dictionary is a device for inserting into the vagina, either as a support for the uterus or to deliver a drug, such as a contraceptive. Other definition of pessary is a medicated vaginal suppository.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PESSARY


accessary
əkˈsɛsərɪ
accessory
əkˈsɛsərɪ
adversary
ˈædvəsərɪ
anniversary
ˌænɪˈvɜːsərɪ
brasserie
ˈbræsərɪ
chancery
ˈtʃɑːnsərɪ
compulsory
kəmˈpʌlsərɪ
cursory
ˈkɜːsərɪ
dispensary
dɪˈspɛnsərɪ
glossary
ˈɡlɒsərɪ
grocery
ˈɡrəʊsərɪ
intercessory
ˌɪntəˈsɛsərɪ
multisensory
ˌmʌltɪˈsɛnsərɪ
necessary
ˈnɛsɪsərɪ
patisserie
pəˈtiːsərɪ
possessory
pəˈzɛsərɪ
rotisserie
rəʊˈtɪsərɪ
sensory
ˈsɛnsərɪ
sorcery
ˈsɔːsərɪ
unnecessary
ʌnˈnɛsɪsərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PESSARY

peskier
peskiest
peskily
peskiness
pesky
peso
pessaries
pessima
pessimal
pessimism
pessimist
pessimistic
pessimistical
pessimistically
Pessoa
pest
pest control

WORDS THAT END LIKE PESSARY

A bursary
B bursary
caravansary
Cheboksary
commissary
diamond anniversary
diaphragm pessary
do the necessary
emissary
fideicommissary
golden wedding anniversary
janissary
rosary
tertiary bursary
the necessary
wedding anniversary

Synonyms and antonyms of pessary in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pessary» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PESSARY

Find out the translation of pessary to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pessary from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pessary» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

子宫托
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pesario
570 millions of speakers

English

pessary
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पेसरी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فرزجة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Маточное кольцо
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pessário
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডাক্তারি পটীবিশেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pessaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pessary
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pessar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ペッサリー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

페서리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pessary
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

đồ dùng để từ cung nguyên chổ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

pessary
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वेदना
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

rahim ağzına yerleştirilen araç
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pessario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pessary
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

маткове кільце
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pesar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πεσσός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pessarium
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pessar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pessar
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pessary

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PESSARY»

The term «pessary» is regularly used and occupies the 82.504 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PESSARY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «pessary» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «pessary» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pessary

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PESSARY»

Discover the use of pessary in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pessary and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Pessaries in Clinical Practice
Patients are shown how to remove the pessary in case it becomes uncomfortable or they decide not to use it for any reason. If the pessary interferes with bowel movements or voiding, it should be removed. 9.3.4 Pessary Insertion and Removal ...
Scott A. Farrell, 2007
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Pelvic Floor Re-education: Principles and Practice
Proper pessary fitting may require trials of several styles and sizes. Difficulty with pessary fitting may arise if there is a large posterior wall defect, poor perineal body support, or a shortened vagina.11 Many pessaries rely on good perineal ...
Kaven Baessler, Bernhard Schüssler, Kathryn L. Burgio, 2010
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Ostergard's Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Guidelines for Pessary Care Pessary type_ size 1. After your initial pessary fitting is successful, you will be asked to return for a follow- up appointment in about 2 weeks. The purpose of this visit is to check the pessary and examine the vagina ...
Alfred E. Bent, Geoffrey W. Cundiff, Steven E. Swift, 2008
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Pelvic Floor
Alexander S, Rowan D. An electric pessary for stress incontinence. Lancet 1968; 1:728. Alexander S, Rowan D, Millar W, Scott R. Treatment of urinary incontinence by electric pessary: a report of 18 patients. Br J Urol 1970; 42:184– 90. Alon G.
Beate Carriere, Cynthia Markel Feldt, 2011
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Danforth's Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cundiff and colleagues conducted a randomized crossover design in which women with stages II or greater POP were initially randomly assigned to be fitted with a ring or a Gellhorn pessary and then 3 months later crossed over to the other ...
Ronald S. Gibbs, 2008
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Primary Care for Women
lapse, 21% said they used the same pessary for all support defects, whereas 78 % tailored management to the specific type of prolapse. A trend to the use of pessaries for specific defects was noted, but no clear consensus. In fact, no good  ...
Phyllis Carolyn Leppert, Jeffrey F. Peipert, 2004
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Pelvic Organ Prolapse: The Silent Epidemic
Ifprior to your appointment you experience any irritation, discharge, pain, if the pessary “falls out,” ifyou can't empty your bladder, ifbleeding occurs, or ifthe pessary you have been given no longer feels “right,” contact your physician's office right ...
Sherrie Palm, 2012
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Therapeutic Management of Incontinence and Pelvic Pain: ...
sizes of a variety of types of pessary should be available during a pessary-fitting session. If the pessary is too large, it may create a sensation of pelvic fullness and possibly pelvic pain. Pessaries that are fitted improperly may cause urinary ...
J. Haslam, J. Laycock, 2007
9
Complications in Laser Cutaneous Surgery
Middle: Incontinence dish with support (Mentor, Santa Barbara, IL). of members of the American Urogynecologic Society, 22% used the same pessary, usually a ring pessary, for all support defects. In the remainder that tailored the pessary to ...
David J. Goldberg, 2004
10
Urogynecology in Primary Care
Even for practitioners with little or no experience, offering pessary management to their patients with pelvic organ prolapse requires only a minimal initial outlay of time and money. In fact, from a “bang for your buck” standpoint, few treatment ...
Patrick Culligan, Roger P. Goldberg, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PESSARY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pessary is used in the context of the following news items.
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Thrush- A Closer Look
More often than not you will get a tablet to take or a pessary to insert into your vagina. Creams are also available over the counter that you ... «FemaleFirst.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Message: There are things you can do to lower risk for heart disease …
A pessary is a removable device that may be placed into the vagina as a support in case of prolapse. Cady and Kramer said the pessaries are ... «Brainerd Daily Dispatch, Jul 15»
3
Hysterectomy: Removing the cradle of life
If the symptoms are mild, one can get away with pelvic floor exercises, physiotherapy, vaginal tissue suppor (using pessary) for a trial period of ... «onmanorama, Jul 15»
4
Help is available for women with bladder woes
One is a pessary, a ring inserted in the vagina that puts pressure on the urethra to prevent leakage. “It's another route for people who want to ... «Miami Herald, Jun 15»
5
9 Ancient Abortion Methods So Terrible You'll Be Even More …
Made into a pessary with dough and inserted into the vagina, it was meant to operate both as birth control and as an inducement for miscarriage. Crocodile dung ... «Bustle, Jun 15»
6
ASK THE DOCTOR: What can I do about my embarassing hernia?
This involves a vaginal pessary - this is probably what your daughter is referring to. Pessaries are silicone devices that a gynaecologist inserts: ... «Daily Mail, May 15»
7
Research and Markets: Global and Chinese Vaginal Pessary
Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Vaginal Pessary Industry, 2010-2020 is a professional and in-depth market survey on Global ... «Business Wire, May 15»
8
Hormone treatment halves risk of a premature birth
Studies show that a daily progesterone treatment, which is given as a pessary, could reduce the number of pre-term births in at-risk women by ... «Daily Mail, May 15»
9
Your Pregnancy: Week 17
Talk to your doctor or midwife if you're suffering: there are some pessary treatments that are compatible with pregnancy. Don't just buy ... «Huffington Post UK, May 15»
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"Well done that woman" Katie Hopkins shares her 'wisdom' with the …
Look at it as a Pessary Challenge. Tears+ Pessary=baby," she wrote. And Katie seems to think Kate's labour came on as a result of her wise ... «Scottish Daily Record, May 15»

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