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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The removal of tissue or growths from a body cavity, such as the uterus, by scraping with a curette.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The application of the curette; the scraping away of granulations and the like with a curette.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette; the act of scraping with a curette.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine The removal of unwanted tissue from a body cavity using a curette.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette

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