1. curettage

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


  • surgical operation
  • operation
  • surgical process
  • suction curettage
  • dilation and curettage
  • dilatation and curettage
  • D and C
  • vacuum aspiration
  • surgery
  • surgical procedure


  • major surgery
  • serial operation
  • asynchronous operation
  • synchronous operation

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Sentences with curettage

1. Noun, singular or mass
During curettage and electrodesiccation your doctor scrapes off the squamous cell carcinoma with a curette and then burns the base of the tumor with an electric needle.