debridement

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noun de·bride·ment \ di-ˈbrēd-mənt , dā- , -ˌmänt , dā-brēd-ˈmäⁿ \

Definition of debridement

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:the usually surgical removal of lacerated, devitalized, or contaminated tissue

debride

play \di-ˈbrēd, dā-\ transitive verb

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Origin and Etymology of debridement

French débridement, from débrider to remove adhesions, literally, to unbridle, from Middle French desbrider, from des- de- + bride bridle, from Middle High German brīdel — more at bridle


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debridement

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noun de·bride·ment \ di-ˈbrēd-mənt , dā- , -ˌmänt , -ˌmäⁿ \

medical Definition of debridement

:the usually surgical removal of lacerated, devitalized, or contaminated tissue

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