Synonyms for curettage | Synonym.com

Synonyms for curettage

1. curettage (n.)

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

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2. suction curettage (n.)

a method of induced abortion; prior to the 14th week of gestation the embryo and placenta are removed by applying suction to the dilated cervix

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3. dilation and curettage (n.)

a surgical procedure usually performed under local anesthesia in which the cervix is dilated and the endometrial lining of the uterus is scraped with a curet; performed to obtain tissue samples or to stop prolonged bleeding or to remove small tumors or to remove fragments of placenta after childbirth or as a method of abortion

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