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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a special instrument.

Usage examples (36)
  • Abortion by scraping (dilation and curettage, or D and C)
  • (MVA) or dilation and curettage (D and C) may be necessary.
  • But that was all outside the main curettage (ph) of the hotel.
  • Johnny Barton says: curettage, question: When do the hearings begin? for more
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