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debridement

[ dih-breed-muhnt, dey- ]

noun

  1. surgical removal of foreign matter and dead tissue from a wound.


débridement

/ deɪ-; dɪˈbriːdmənt /

noun

  1. the surgical removal of dead tissue or cellular debris from the surface of a wound


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Word History and Origins

Origin of debridement1

1835–45; < French débridement, equivalent to débride ( r ) to take away the bridle, Middle French desbrider ( des- de- + brider, derivative of bride bridle ) + -ment -ment
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Word History and Origins

Origin of debridement1

C19: from French, from Old French desbrider to unbridle, from des- de- + bride bridle
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Example Sentences

The orthopedic procedure on the arm and the leg debridement were ready to be started.

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