Tampon

What is Tampon ?

Tampon is (noun) 1. a tube of absorbent material placed inside the vagina to soak up menstrual blood I need to buy a packet of tampons from the chemist. 2. a pad of absorbent material used in operations to soak up blood The surgeon put a tampon into the wound to absorb some of the blood.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level