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The removal of tissue or growths from a body cavity, such as the uterus, by scraping with a curette. Also called curettement.
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curettage(ˌkjʊərɪˈtɑːʒ; kjʊəˈrɛtɪdʒ) or
(Surgery) the process of using a curette. See also D and C
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cu•ret•tage(ˌkyʊər ɪˈtɑʒ, kyʊˈrɛt ɪdʒ)
the process of curetting. Compare D and C.
[1895–1900; < French]
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A surgical method of scraping out a thin layer of tissue for analysis or disposal. See D C.
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|Noun||1.||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"
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n. curetaje, raspado de una superficie o cavidad con uso de la cureta.
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curettagen curetaje m, legrado; suction — curetaje con succión
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