Definition of debride in English:

debride

verb

Medicine
  • See debridement

    • ‘The decision to debride a patient's wound represents an opportunity to improve the healing process.’
    • ‘Most chronic wounds require some method of debridement; however, some wounds should not be debrided.’
    • ‘Once she was mobile, she began her daily trips to "the tank," where her wounds were debrided.’
    • ‘Three subjects had their wounds debrided to less than 50 % necrotic tissue prior to study enrollment.’
    • ‘The orthopedic surgeon irrigated and debrided the open tibial wound and placed an IM rod in his right tibia.’