Definitions for "D & C"
Common abbreviation for dilation and curettage.
Dilation and Curettage (D & C) is the dilation of the cervix and scraping (curettage) of the endometrium of the uterus. Under light general anesthesia, the cervix is dilated with a series of dilators of increasing size to allow the insertion of a curette into the uterine cavity.
Dilatation and Curettage. It is the dilatation of the cervical canal followed by the scrapping of the uterine lining.
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