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Chris -- 2015-05-30
“Cutterage” with the idea of cutting, rather than curettage from curette, a surgical instrument for scraping.
Bing gets 8,550 results for “cutterage.”
“Dermatologists have said that they are benign and that the only thing one can do is to freeze them off or use cutterage (cutting them off) but this includes a painful healing process.”
“Cutterage, which uses an electric needle to “cut away” the wart, is often used when there are several warts in a localized area.”
Also see the usage “dialation and cutterage” for “dilation and curettage.
Perhaps “dialation” instead of dilation with the idea of a dial being round.
“another method used in the U.S. is dialation and cutterage method, also used in the first three months of the child’s development. this methos involves a curette (hook-shaped knife) scraping out the womb, and then cutting the baby’s body into small pieces…”
Last edited by larrybob (2012-02-05 22:19:42)