Dilatation and curettage

dilation and curettage

noun
Also, dilatation and curettage.
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dilatation and curettage n.
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dilation and curettage n.

Abbr. D & C A surgical procedure in which the cervix is expanded using a dilator and the uterine lining scraped with a curette, performed for the diagnosis and treatment of various uterine conditions. Also called dilatation and curettage.

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