Definition of curettage in English:

curettage

Syllabification: cu·ret·tage
Pronunciation: /ˌkyo͝orəˈtäZH
 
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noun

Surgery
  • The use of a curette, especially on the lining of the uterus. See dilation and curettage.
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    • No randomised trials were identified that studied the efficacy of carbon dioxide laser, surgical excision, curettage or cautery, formaldehyde, podophyllin, or podophyllotoxin.
    • Cryosurgery or curettage and cautery is not recommended for recurrent tumours.
    • Surgical removal with curettage is the standard treatment.

Origin

late 19th century: from French, from curette.

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