Associations to the word «Debridement»


DÉBRIDEMENT, noun. (medicine) The removal of damaged or foreign tissue from a wound.
DEBRIDEMENT, noun. (medicine) The removal of dead, damaged, or infected tissue to improve the healing potential of the remaining healthy tissue.
DEBRIDEMENT, noun. (dentistry) The removal of the dental tartar that has accumulated over teeth, typically done using hand tools and ultrasound instruments.

Dictionary definition

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

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