Definition: (from dictionary.com)
1. surgical removal of foreign matter and dead tissue from a wound
"Breaking up with you was like debridement - I am much better off without you."
"After the candy store exploded, debridement of the employees turned up jelly beans, Sno Caps, and chocolate-covered raisins."
Origin: (from etymonline.com)
"'removal of damaged tissue from a wound,' 1839, from French débridement, literally 'an unbridling,' from dé- (see de-) + bride 'bridle,' from a Germanic source akin to Middle High German bridel."
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|It was a rather interesting debridement procedure for the new |
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