female condom definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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female condom - Medical Definition
Variant of condom
- a thin protective sheath for the penis, generally of latex, used to prevent venereal infection or as a contraceptive
- a thin, lubricated polyurethane sheath placed in the vagina to prevent venereal infection or as a contraceptivein full female condom
Origin: earlier condam, quondam ; from Italian guantone ; from guanto, a glove ; from Frankish an unverified form want, glove, mitten (from source French gant)