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cu·ret·tage

 (kyo͝or′ĭ-täzh′)
n.
The removal of tissue or growths from a body cavity, such as the uterus, by scraping with a curette. Also called curettement.

curettage

(ˌkjʊərɪˈtɑːʒ; kjʊəˈrɛtɪdʒ) or

curettement

n
(Surgery) the process of using a curette. See also D and C

cu•ret•tage

(ˌkyʊər ɪˈtɑʒ, kyʊˈrɛt ɪdʒ)

n.
the process of curetting. Compare D and C.
[1895–1900; < French]

curettage

A surgical method of scraping out a thin layer of tissue for analysis or disposal. See D C.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.curettage - surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
suction curettage, vacuum aspiration - a method of induced abortion; prior to the 14th week of gestation the embryo and placenta are removed by applying suction to the dilated cervix
D and C, 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
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
Translations
Abrasio uteriKürettage

curettage

[ˌkjʊəˈretɪdʒ] Nlegrado m, raspado m

curettage

n (Med) → Ausschabung f, → Kürettage f

cu·ret·tage

n. curetaje, raspado de una superficie o cavidad con uso de la cureta.

curettage

n curetaje m, legrado; suction — curetaje con succión
References in periodicals archive ?
If necessary, you can have endometrial curettage done to screen for endometrial cancer.
Diagnostic value of endometrial curettage in abnormal uterine bleeding--a histopathological study.
Endometrial curettage and subsequent histopathology arrived at the diagnosis of endometrial serous carcinoma.
Endometrial pathology by endometrial curettage in menorrhagia in premenopausal age group.
Endometrial curettage and cervical biopsies were performed and were interpreted as endometrial endometrioid adenocarcinoma with cervical involvement.
Histopathological correlation of endometrial curettage with abnormal uterine bleeding pattern.
Surgical procedure: One third of caudal part of both uteri of all rabbits was submitted to traumatic endometrial curettage.
One unit of blood was transfused preoperatively and cervical polypectomy with endometrial curettage was done.