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Noun: curettage  kyû're-tij or ,kyûr-u'taazh
  1. Surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
    - curettement

Derived forms: curettages

Type of: op, operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process

Part of: D and C, dilatation and curettage, dilation and curettage

Encyclopedia: Curettage