Definition of Lippes loop in English:

Lippes loop

noun

  • A type of intrauterine contraceptive device made of inert plastic in a double S-shape, which can be left in place for long periods.

Origin

1960s: named after Jack Lippes (born 1924), American obstetrician.

Pronunciation:

Lippes loop

/ˌlipēz ˈlo͞op/