Antonyms

1. drunk-and-disorderly

noun. someone arrested on the charge of being drunk and disorderly.

Antonyms

  • nondrinker

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2. tarred-and-feathered

adjective. smeared with tar and covered with feathers as a punishment.

Antonyms

  • undisciplined

3. tool-and-die_work

noun. the craft of making special tools and dies.

Synonyms

  • craft

Antonyms

  • export
  • import

4. blood-and-guts

adjective. marked by great zeal or violence.

Antonyms

  • temperate

5. pen-and-ink

noun. a drawing executed with pen and ink.

6. out-and-out

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

Synonyms

  • absolute
  • complete
  • downright
  • right-down
  • sheer

Antonyms

  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • inconspicuous
  • sterile

7. hit-and-run

adjective. ['ˈhɪtænˌrən'] designed for or consisting of a brief attack followed by a quick escape.

Synonyms

  • tip-and-run

Antonyms

  • palatable
  • pleasant

8. curettage

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

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

9. dilation

noun. ['ˌdaɪˈleɪʃən'] the act of expanding an aperture.

Synonyms

  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • mydriasis
  • vasodilation

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • deflation
  • Braxton-Hicks contraction
  • false labor

10. dilation

noun. ['ˌdaɪˈleɪʃən'] a lengthy discussion (spoken or written) on a particular topic.

Synonyms

  • treatment
  • discourse

Antonyms

  • shortening
  • muscular contraction
  • vaginismus

Sentences with dilation-and-curettage


1. Noun Phrase
A D&C, also known as a dilation and curettage, is a surgical procedure used to scrape and collect tissue from the inside of the uterus 2.

2.
Noun Phrase
Typically, OB/GYN assistants help physicians with the actual labor and delivery, as well as procedures such as
dilation and curettage and circumcision.

3.
Noun Phrase
The pregnancy hormone hCG —human chorionic gonadotropin hormone — must first leave your system, which happens after a miscarriage or a
dilation and curettage procedure that removes any remaining tissue from your uterus.

4.
Noun Phrase
Most gynecologists and OB/GYNs perform many surgical procedures such as hysterectomies, laparoscopies, D & Cs —
dilation and curettage** — and endometrial ablations.

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