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View in Spanish: Legrado endocervical

Endocervical curettage (en-do-SER-vih-kul kyoo-reh-TAHZH)
A procedure in which the mucous membrane of the cervical canal is scraped using a spoon-shaped instrument called a curette.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.