legrado

legrado
masculine noun
1. (technical) (medicine) 
a. curettage (technical) 
El legrado de cualquier cavidad del cuerpo es un procedimiento quirúrgico delicado.Curettage of any body cavity is a delicate surgical procedure.
b. dilation and curettage (technical) (of the uterus) 
La ginecóloga recomendó que se le hiciera un legrado a la paciente.The gynecologist recommended the patient should undergo a dilation and curettage.
c. D and C (technical) (of the uterus) 
Se efectuó un legrado para obtener muestras de tejido y descartar un posible carcinoma.A D and C was performed to obtain tissue samples to rule out a possible carcinoma.
d. scrape (colloquial) (of the uterus) 
Se produjo un aborto natural y se llevó a cabo un legrado.There was a miscarriage and a scrape was carried out.
legrado
Noun
1. (medicine) 
a. scraping, curettage 
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