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What does D&C stand for?

D&C stands for Dilation and Curettage (less common)

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It can be performed as an outpatient or under general anaesthetic, when it's often combined with dilation and curettage.
The doctor informed us that that procedure was not an abortion but a dilation and curettage, the result of which would be the loss of the fetus.
Until recently, gynecologists obtained a biopsy by performing a dilation and curettage (D and C), an uncomfortable procedure with unpleasant side effects such as cramping, bleeding and pain.