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endometrial aspiration

noun
1.

menstrual extraction

noun
1.
an abortion procedure involving suction aspiration of the uterine contents early in gestation, before the first missed menstrual period: sometimes performed later.
Also called endometrial aspiration, vacuum aspiration, vacuum curettage.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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