English-Spanish translation of curettage

Translation of the word curettage from english to spanish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

curettage in Spanish

medicinenoun curetaje [m], raspado [m]
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Definitions of curettage
1. curettage - surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
  surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation a room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted; "he read the warning in the doctor's surgery"
  d and c, dilatation and curettage, dilation and curettage 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
  suction curettage, vacuum aspiration 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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Curettage, in medical procedures, is the use of a curette to remove tissue by scraping or scooping. Curettage is also a declining method of abortion. It has been replaced by vacuum aspiration over the last decade.

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