D&C


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D&C

D&C

Abbreviation for dilatation and curettage.
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Dilation and curettage (D&C)

A procedure in which the neck of the womb (cervix) is expanded and the lining of the uterus is scraped to remove pregnancy tissue or abnormal tissue.
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