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Definition 1: surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for curettage in the sense of this definition

(curettage is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of 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

(... is part of 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

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