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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.

debridement

(dɪˈbriːdmənt; deɪ-) or

débridement

n
(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]

de•bride•ment

(dɪˈbrid mənt, deɪ-)

n.
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.

debridement

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"
Translations
Debridement

debridement

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

debridement

n desbridamiento
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Opticell's gelling attributes help promote autolytic debridement and pain-free removal, two characteristics important to clinicians.
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