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D and C

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) med dilation and curettage; a therapeutic or diagnostic procedure in obstetrics and gynaecology involving dilation of the cervix and curettage of the cavity of the uterus, as for abortion
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D and C


n.
a surgical method for the removal of diseased tissue or an early embryo from the lining of the uterus by means of scraping.
[d(ilation)and c(urettage)]
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Noun1.D and C - 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
curettement - surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
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"
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Translations

D and C

n abbr (MEDICINE) (=dilation and curettage) → curetage m
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D and C

abbr of dilation and curettageDilation und Kürettage f (spec), → Ausschabung f
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D and C

n abbr (Med) =dilation and curettageraschiamento
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