curettement
curettement curettement n. surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette.

Syn: curettage. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • curettement — noun see curette II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • curettement — cu·rette·ment (kyo͝o rĕtʹmənt) n. See curettage. * * * …   Universalium

  • curettement — SYN: curettage. * * * cu·rette·ment (ku retґment) curettage …   Medical dictionary

  • curettement — n. act of scraping with a curette (surgical tool) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • curettement — cu·rette·ment …   English syllables

  • curettement — noun surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette • Syn: ↑curettage • Hypernyms: ↑operation, ↑surgery, ↑surgical operation, ↑surgical procedure, ↑surgical process …   Useful english dictionary

  • physiologic curettement — enzymatic dйbridement …   Medical dictionary

  • Curettage — The removal of growths or other material from the wall of a cavity or other surface, as with a curet. A curet, or curette, is a spoon shaped instrument with a sharp edge. The word curette comes from French and means a scraper. The verb curer… …   Medical dictionary

  • curettage — cu ret*tage (k[=u] r[e^]*t[aum]zh or k[=u]*r[e^]t [asl]j), n. surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette; the act of scraping with a curette. Syn: curettement. [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • curette — I. noun also curet Etymology: French curette, from curer to cure, from Latin curare, from cura Date: 1753 a surgical instrument that has a scoop, ring, or loop at the tip and is used in performing curettage II. transitive verb also curet… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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