d and c

d and c
D d


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [dee and see]
    • /di ænd si/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [dee and see]
    • /di ænd si/

Definitions of d and c words

  • noun d and c dilation and curettage; a therapeutic or diagnostic procedure in obstetrics and gynaecology involving dilation of the cervix and curettage of the cavity of the uterus, as for abortion 3
  • noun d and c a minor surgical procedure in which the cervix is dilated and the lining of the uterus is scraped, usually to obtain a tissue sample, remove polyps, or terminate a pregnancy; dilation (of the cervix) and curettage (of the uterus) 3
  • noun d and c a surgical method for the removal of diseased tissue or an early embryo from the lining of the uterus by means of scraping. 0
  • noun d and c Abbreviation of dilation and curettage. -1

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d and c popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 97% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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