D&C

noun \ ˈdē-ən(d)-ˈsē \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of D&C

: a medical procedure in which the uterine cervix is dilated and a curette is inserted into the uterus to scrape away the endometrium (as for the diagnosis or treatment of abnormal bleeding or for surgical abortion during the early part of the second trimester of pregnancy) : dilation and curettage

First Known Use of d&c

1960

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DC

abbreviation

Definition of DC

1
[Italian da capo]
from the beginning
2 decimal classification
3 direct current
4 District of Columbia
5 doctor of chiropractic
6 double crochet

D&C Defined for Kids

DC

abbreviation

Definition of DC for Students

1 or D.C. District of Columbia
2 direct current

Medical Dictionary

D&C

noun \ ˈdē-ən(d)-ˈsē \

medical Definition of D&C


DC

abbreviation

medical Definition of DC

1 Dental Corps
2 diagnostic center
3 direct current
4 doctor of chiropractic

Law Dictionary

D.C.

abbreviation

legal Definition of D.C.

district court

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