débridement

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French débridement.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɪˈbriːdmənt/

Noun[edit]

débridement ‎(plural débridements)

  1. (medicine) The removal of damaged or foreign tissue from a wound.
    • 2003, Rodriguez-Merchan, The Haemophilic Joints: New Perspectives (Blackwell 2003), page 96:
      In view of the underlying pathology, débridement is usually combined with late synovectomy.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From débrider.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

débridement m ‎(plural débridements)

  1. unbridling, unharnessing
  2. lancing

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