D and C definition

  • abbreviation:
    • dilation and curettage
  • noun:
    • a surgical process usually done under regional anesthesia when the cervix is dilated plus the endometrial lining of the uterus is scraped with a curet; done to get muscle samples or even to end extended hemorrhaging or even remove tiny tumors or even eliminate fragments of placenta after childbearing or as an approach of abortion

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