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1. debridement

noun. surgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and promote healing.

Synonyms

  • surgical process
  • operation
  • surgery
  • surgical procedure

Antonyms

  • major surgery
  • serial operation
  • asynchronous operation
  • synchronous operation

Etymology

  • d├ębridement (French)

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Example sentences of the word debridement


1. Adjective
Doctors perform surgery to drain pockets of infection from the area and remove any diseased bone (debridement surgery).

2. Noun, singular or mass
Perform another form of mechanical debridement that will pull the dead skin away from your wound if you have access to a physical therapy facility.

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