suction curettage

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suction curettage

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Noun1.suction curettage - 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
induced abortion - a deliberate termination of pregnancy
curettement - surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
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