intra-uterine system

/ɪntrə-jutəraɪn ˈsɪstəm/ (say intruh-yoohtuhruyn 'sistuhm)

noun
a contraceptive method involving the insertion of a device into the uterus where it slowly releases the hormone progestogen to prevent ovulation; can last up to five years. Abbrev.: IUS

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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