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 (dā′brēd-mäN′, dĭ-brēd′mənt)
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.


(dɪˈbriːdmənt; deɪ-) or


(Surgery) the surgical removal of dead tissue or cellular debris from the surface of a wound
[C19: from French, from Old French desbrider to unbridle, from des- de- + bride bridle]


(dɪˈbrid mənt, deɪ-)

surgical removal of foreign matter and dead tissue from a wound.
[1835–45; < French débridement=débride(r) to take away the bridle, Middle French desbrider (des- de- + brider, derivative of bride bridle)]
de•bride′, v.t. -brid•ed, -brid•ing.


A surgical method of removing contaminated tissue.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.debridement - surgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and promote healing
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"


n. desbridamiento, proceso quirúrgico de limpieza de una herida o quemadura para prevenir una infección.


n desbridamiento
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Severity of the lesions demanded surgical debridement (online Appendix Figure, available from http://www.