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de·bride·ment

 (dā′brēd-mäN′, dĭ-brēd′mənt)
n.
Surgical excision of dead, devitalized, or contaminated tissue and removal of foreign matter from a wound.

[French débridement, from débrider, to unbridle, debride (from the likening of constricting bands of tissue to bridles), from Old French desbrider : des-, de- + bride, bridle (probably from Middle High German brīdel, rein).]

de·bride′ v.

debride

(deɪˈbriːd)
vb (tr)
to remove (dead tissue or extraneous material) from a wound
Translations

debride

vt desbridar