D.C.


Music. da capo.
Dictionary of Canadianisms.
Electricity. direct current.
Doctor of Chiropractic.

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D & C

or D and C


noun Medicine/Medical.

a surgical method for the removal of diseased tissue or an early embryo from the lining of the uterus by means of scraping.
Also called dilation and curettage, dilitation and curettage.

Origin of D & C

d(ilation) and c(urettage)
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British Dictionary definitions for d.c.

D.C.

abbreviation for (in the US and Canada)

Doctor of Chiropractic
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Medical definitions for d.c.

D & C

abbr.

dilation and curettage
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