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curettage

[ kyoor-i-tahzh, kyoo-ret-ij ]
/ ˌkyʊər ɪˈtɑʒ, kyʊˈrɛt ɪdʒ /
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noun Surgery.
the process of curetting.
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Origin of curettage

1895–1900; <French, equivalent to curettecurette + -age-age

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British Dictionary definitions for curettage

curettage

curettement (kjʊəˈrɛtmənt)

/ (ˌkjʊərɪˈtɑːʒ, kjʊəˈrɛtɪdʒ) /

noun
the process of using a curetteSee also D and C
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Medical definitions for curettage

curettage
[ kyur′ĭ-täzh ]

n.
The removal of tissue or growths from the interior of a body cavity, such as the uterus, by scraping with a curette.curettement
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