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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.

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

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Examples

  • A doctor who will become terribly insulted when a poor woman who can only pay ten or fifteen dollars asks to be relieved of the fruit of her womb, will usually discover that the woman who can afford to pay one hundred dollars is badly in need of a curettement.

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  • The more of them there are, and the more loony they are, once we are back in charge of the White House and Congress, the more of an anti-rethug curettement we’ll be able to carry out.

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