Synonyms and Antonyms for dilation-and-curettage

1. 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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2. drunk-and-disorderly (n.)

someone arrested on the charge of being drunk and disorderly

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3. tool-and-die work (n.)

the craft of making special tools and dies

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4. blood-and-guts (adj.)

marked by great zeal or violence

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5. out-and-out (adj.)

complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers

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6. hit-and-run (adj.)

designed for or consisting of a brief attack followed by a quick escape

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7. pen-and-ink (n.)

a drawing executed with pen and ink

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8. curettage (n.)

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

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9. dilation (n.)

the act of expanding an aperture

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10. dilation (n.)

a lengthy discussion (spoken or written) on a particular topic

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