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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).]
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debridement(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]
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de•bride•ment(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.
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A surgical method of removing contaminated tissue.
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|Noun||1.||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"
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n. desbridamiento, proceso quirúrgico de limpieza de una herida o quemadura para prevenir una infección.
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