Definition of Curettement

1. Noun. Surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette.


Definition of Curettement

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Curettement

1. The removal of growths or other material from the wall of a cavity or other surface, as with a curet. Synonym: curettement. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curettement

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cured
cureless
curelessness
curer
curers
cures
curet
curetment
curetonite
curets
curettage
curettages
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curetted
curettement (current term)
curettements
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curf
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curfewed
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curiae
curial
curialism
curialist
curialistic
curialists

Literary usage of Curettement

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1. Diseases of the Nose and Throat by J. Price-Brown (1900)
"Different lines of procedure have been followed with more or less success. First and most prominent is curettement. Then follow submu- cous injections, ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"(g) Diagnostic Dilatation and curettement In rare cases, where serious clinical phenomena inexplicable otherwise make it necessary, dilatation of the cervix ..."

3. The Diseases of the Nose and Its Accessory Sinuses by Harry Lambert Lack (1906)
"... under local anaesthesia with sharp hooks, or with cutting forceps ; (2) extensive removal of the ethmoid by curettement; and (3) external operation. ..."

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