Synonyms of dilatation and curettage


1. dilation and curettage, dilatation and curettage, D and C, operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process

usage: 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

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