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D & C

or D and C

noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. a surgical method for the removal of diseased tissue or an early embryo from the lining of the uterus by means of scraping.
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Origin of D & C

d(ilation) and c(urettage)
Also called dilation and curettage, dilitation and curettage.
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d & c in Medicine

D & C

abbr.
  1. dilation and curettage
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