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de•bride•ment (di brēd′mənt, dā-),USA pronunciation n.
- Surgerysurgical removal of foreign matter and dead tissue from a wound.
- 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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