suction curettage

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curettage

 [ku″rĕ-tahzh´] (Fr.)
removal of material from the wall of a cavity or other surface by scraping with a curette.
suction curettage (vacuum curettage) a method of induced abortion, consisting of removal of the uterine contents, after dilatation, by means of a hollow curette introduced into the uterus, through which suction is applied.

suction curettage

a form of abortion in which the cervix is dilated if necessary and the products of conception removed by use of a canula attached to a suction source; technique used to complete a spontaneous incomplete abortion or as a form of induced abortion.

suction curettage

suction curettage

suction curettage

Vacuum curettage Gynecology The removal of uterine contents postcervical dilation, applying suction through a hollow-tipped device, a common method for performing first trimester abortion

suc·tion cur·et·tage

(sŭk'shŭn kyūr'ĕ-tahzh')
A form of abortion in which the cervix is dilated if necessary and the products of conception removed by use of a cannula attached to a suction source; technique used to complete a spontaneous incomplete abortion or as a form of induced abortion.
Synonym(s): dilation and suction.