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diaphragm

noun [C] uk   /ˈdaɪ.ə.fræm/ us  

diaphragm noun [C] (MUSCLE)

the muscle that separates the chest from the lower part of the body

diaphragm noun [C] (BIRTH CONTROL)

a circular rubber device that a woman puts inside her vagina before having sex, to avoid becoming pregnant

diaphragm noun [C] (COVER)

specialized engineering any thin piece of material stretched across an opening
Translations of “diaphragm”
in Spanish Diafragma…
in Korean 횡경막…
in Arabic الحِجاب الحاجِز…
in Portuguese diafragma…
in Catalan diafragma…
in Japanese 横隔膜…
in Italian diaframma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肌肉, 膈,膈膜,橫隔膜…
in Russian диафрагма…
in Turkish diyafram, mide ve ciğerler arasındaki güçlü kas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肌肉, 膈,膈膜…
in Polish przepona…
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