Device assistive

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Device, assistive

Any device that is designed, made, and/or adapted to assist a person to perform a particular task. For examples, canes, crutches, walkers, wheel chairs, and shower chairs are all assistive devices. Device, intrauterine contraceptive (iud): a device inserted into the uterus (womb) to prevent conception (pregnancy). The iud can be a coil, loop, triangle, or t in shape made of plastic or metal.