Curetting
Curette Cu*rette" (k[.u]*r[e^]t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Curetted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Curetting}.] (Med.) To scrape with a curette. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • curettage — /kyoor i tahzh , kyoo ret ij/, n. Surg. the process of curetting. Cf. D and C. [1895 1900; < F, equiv. to curette CURETTE + age AGE] * * * ▪ surgery       surgical scraping, usually of the lining of a body cavity, to clean it of foreign matter,… …   Universalium

  • excochleation — ex·coch·le·a·tion .eks .käk lē ā shən n removal of the contents of a cavity by scraping or curetting * * * ex·coch·le·a·tion (eks kok″le aґshən) [ex + L. cochlea spoon] the operation of curetting or scooping out a cavity …   Medical dictionary

  • Curette — Cu*rette (k[.u]*r[e^]t ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Curetted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Curetting}.] (Med.) To scrape with a curette. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Curetted — Curette Cu*rette (k[.u]*r[e^]t ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Curetted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Curetting}.] (Med.) To scrape with a curette. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   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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  • curet — /kyoo ret /, n., v.t., curetted, curetting. curette. * * * …   Universalium

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