vacuum aspiration

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noun Medicine/Medical.

a method of sampling the contents of the uterus for diagnostic purposes.



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Origin of vacuum aspiration

First recorded in 1965–70
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vacuum aspiration


A method of abortion performed during the first trimester, in which the contents of the uterus are withdrawn through a narrow tube.suction curettage vacuum curettage
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