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D And C

noun

  • S: (n) dilatation and curettage , dilation and curettage a surgical procedure usually performed under local anesthesia in which the cervix is dilated and the endometrial lining of the uterus is scraped with a curet; performed to obtain tissue samples or to stop prolonged bleeding or to remove small tumors or to remove fragments of placenta after childbirth or as a method of abortion.

Thesaurus

  • dilation and curettage; dilatation and curettage; D and C; operation; surgery; surgical operation; surgical procedure; surgical process;

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