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I lost twins at 14 weeks, and I had to have an D and C on my birthday.
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PRONUNCIATION OF D AND C

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF D AND C

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D and C is a noun.
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WHAT DOES D AND C MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Dilation and curettage

Dilation and curettage refers to the dilation of the cervix and surgical removal of part of the lining of the uterus and/or contents of the uterus by scraping and scooping. It is a therapeutic gynecological procedure as well as most often used method of first trimester abortion. D&C normally refers to a procedure involving a curette, also called sharp curettage. However, some sources use the term D&C to refer more generally to any procedure that involves the processes of dilation and removal of uterine contents, which includes the more common suction curettage procedures of manual and electric vacuum aspiration.

Definition of D and C in the English dictionary

The definition of D and C in the dictionary is 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.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE D AND C

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d´Alembert
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WORDS THAT END LIKE D AND C

C in C
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Translator English - Chinese

D和C
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D y C
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D and C
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Translator English - Hindi

डी और सी
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D و C
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D и C
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D e C
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Translator English - Bengali

ডি এবং সি
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D et C
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D dan C
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D und C,
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DとC
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D 와 C
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D lan C
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D và C
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டி மற்றும் சி
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डी आणि सी
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D ve C
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D e C
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D i C
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D і C
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D și C
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Translator English - Greek

D και C
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D en C
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D och C
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D og C
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Amy Weber
I lost twins at 14 weeks, and I had to have an D and C on my birthday.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «D AND C»

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Graph Grammars and Their Application to Computer Science: ...
It remains to show that (M, for, and (RS, for, are P-coverings of (C', D') and (C",D"), respectively. We consider only (RI, /,•)/< and (C',D'); the proof for (7r,-,/i)/// and (C" , D") is analogous. It is easily verified that the definition of C" implies that (1.1), ...
Janice Cuny, 1996
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Foundations of Computer Software: Future Trends and ...
If k is asynchronous, let obs(C) and obs(Dr) be input separated and let beh((c : C, d : D; k : K)) andbeh{(c : C ,d : D;k : K) be deadlock-free. ((C > C, D > D' and (c : C, d : D; k : K) is connection-safe, then (c : C , d : D;k : K) is connection-safe. Proof.
Christine Choppy, Oleg Sokolsky, 2010
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Computational Group Theory and the Theory of Groups, II
By Lemma 4.15, we have b; c,a] = [c, a, b, d][c, a, d, so it will suffice to show that both [c, a, b, d] and [c, a, d, b] commute with a. The former is known by Lemma 4.8 . For the latter, we use part (iii) of Groves' Lemma with C = [c,a,d], B = b, and A = a  ...
Robert Fitzgerald Morse, 2010
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Graph Grammars and Their Application to Computer Science: ...
But then D^X^D and D<-^D^-»D are distinct partial morphisms through which both B-»D and C-4D factor in £>(C,iM), contradicting the pushout property in Therefore ABCD is a pushout in £>(C,fW). For hereditariness, consider an extension of ...
Hartmut Ehrig, Hans-Jörg Kreowski, Grzegorz Rozenberg, 1991
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Paradoxes of Rationality and Cooperation: Prisoner's Dilemma ...
Now, since C and D are both mutually exclusive and jointly exhaustive, we know: pr(c) = pr(C and c) + pr(D and c) pr(d) = pr(D and d) + pr(C and d) and therefore: pr(D and c) = pr(C and d) = 0. But c and d are similarly mutually exclusive and ...
Richmond Campbell, Lanning Sowden, 1985
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Classification of Ring and C*-algebra Direct Limits of ...
Note from Lemma 10.3 that whenever a,b E? H+ with a + a*<b + b*, there exist c, d e H+ such that a = c + d and c + d* < b. As a2x2 + a3x2* = 0, we also have a2x2 * + a3x2 = 0, whence (a2 + a3)(x2 + x2*) = 0 and (a2-a3Xx2-x2*) = 0. First ...
K. R. Goodearl, David Handelman
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The Quantitative Analysis of the Dynamics and Structure of ...
The cluster coefficient of the leftmost graph is zero, because none of the pairs adjacent to vertex a (i.e. b and c, b and d, and c and d) are linked. The second graph from the left has five pairs of adjacent vertices that may be linked, i.e. b and c, ...
Kyo Kageura, 2012
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A new system of arithmetick theorical and practical: Wherein ...
Demonstr. All this is the simple and immediate Application of Axiom 3. asd Theorem III. and needs no more Explication but a few Examples, where you may see the different Forms in which these things may appear. («0 If A:B::C:D, and C: D::E:F ...
Alexander Malcolm, 1730
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Abelian Groups and Modules: International Conference in ...
... for i = 1,2. Since D' has divisible length 1, and D[ + D2 has divisible length 2, neither D[ nor D'2 is contained in D. Thus, D' n Dj is finitely generated for each j. With Ai/R = D\ and C/R = £>', (j4i + j42) C) C = C is not finitely generated over R ...
Paul C. Eklof, Rüdiger Göbel, 1999
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Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer ...
We can prove the following: Lemma 2. Whenever Q F a => ops then ((ops, 0, [], []), []) ~▻ (a, Q). Lemma 3. (1) IfC^candC-^D then D^c (2) If C -~* c and C — > D then there is d such that D ~> d and c — y d Let a big-step transition relation, C JJ.
S. Ramesh, G. Sivakumar, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «D AND C»

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Transcriptome analysis of the biofilm formed by methicillin …
Although structurally conserved, agrB, D and C have diverged widely among Staphylococci, giving rise to different specificity groups. S. aureus ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
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Research Institute to Treat New Diseases
Among the posts available two would be recruited as scientists holding D and C grades and four as project assistant, statistician, administrator ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 1/7
... improve brainpower, eyesight and health conditions for kids), calcium, and vitamin D and C which help improve immunity and prevent aging. «VietNamNet Bridge, Jun 15»
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Couple brings Kona Ice to Savannah
It's a stevia blend fortified with vitamins D and C … so there are only 25-50 calories for one small Kona Ice. Everybody can do that.” Jamie talks ... «Savannah Morning News, Jun 15»
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Comic Jim Breuer Becomes Bay Street Theater Five-Timer July 6
“That's all D and C material for me,” he explains. “Standup comedy is always my A game.” He guarantees, “They're probably not going to laugh ... «Dan's Papers, Jun 15»
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Send Staff on Deputation Back, Government tells RGUHS
“There are some Group D and C employees who were taken on outsource basis and regularised without following statutes. Even the direction ... «The New Indian Express, Jun 15»
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Administration accelerates crackdown against profiteers
The Deputy Commissioner directed further acceleration of price checking and presentation of daily report and plan D and C for next day. «Business Recorder, Jun 15»
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Richardson Electronics, Ltd. Short Interest Update
... commercial, medical, and communication applications. On September 4, 2012, the Company acquired the assets of D and C Import-Export, ... «The Daily Rover, Jun 15»
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License To Bill
In India, blood is categorised as a life-saving 'drug' and comes under the purview of the Drugs and Cosmetic Act (D and C Act), 1940 and ... «Financial Express, Jun 15»
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Nuclear accumulation of CDH1 mRNA in hepatocellular carcinoma …
... is specifically retained in the nuclei, whereas in NCAs E-cadherin mRNA is transported to the cytoplasm (Figures 1a, d and c last column). «Nature.com, Jun 15»

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