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Introduction: Curettage

Description of Curettage

Curettage: Scraping of material from surface.

Curettage: Removal of tissue with a curette (a spoon-shaped instrument with a sharp edge).
Source: National Institute of Health

Curettage: surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Curettage: A scraping, usually of the interior of a cavity or tract, for removal of new growth or other abnormal tissue, or to obtain material for tissue diagnosis. It is performed with a curet (curette), a spoon-shaped instrument designed for that purpose. (From Stedman, 25th ed & Dorland, 27th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Curettage: Related Topics

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Curettage: Treatments

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Related Topics

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Broader terms for Curettage

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Hierarchical classifications of Curettage

The following list attempts to classify Curettage into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • operation,surgery,surgical operation,surgical procedure,surgical process
  • medical procedure
  • procedure,process
  • activity
  • act,human action,human activity

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