noun, verb (used with object), cu·ret·ted, cu·ret·ting.
verb (used with object), cu·ret·ted, cu·ret·ting.
Origin of curette
Examples from the Web for curetting
Historical Examples of curetting
(i) Uterine hmorrhage is the chief symptom which calls for curetting.
Curetting often cures this by removing the diseased endometrium.
If the injury be the result of curetting, it is wiser to do nothing.
Also uterine hemorrhage, attended with cramps and expulsion of clots, has been relieved by it after curetting had failed.
Curetting away of a localized lesion of the labyrinthine wall.
verb -rettes, -rets, -retting or -retted
Word Origin for curette
surgical instrument, 1753, from French curette (15c.), from curer "to clear, cleanse" (from Latin curare; see cure (v.)) + -ette.