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menstrual extraction

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noun

an abortion procedure involving suction aspiration of the uterine contents early in gestation, before the first missed menstrual period: sometimes performed later.

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Also called endometrial aspiration, vacuum aspiration, vacuum curettage .

Origin of menstrual extraction

First recorded in 1970–75
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