curettage : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
- Legitimate abortion is brought about by curettage, a delicate operation requiring a skilled surgeon.
- Nevertheless, he had performed a curettage (scraping of the walls of the uterus).
- In the first twelve weeks abortion is usually done by "D and C"dilatation of the cervix and curettage (scraping) of the womb lining.