debridement

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debridement

[dē′brīd·mənt]
(medicine)
A surgical procedure for removing lacerated, morbid, or contaminated tissue.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Epithelial debridement, where loose abnormal epithelium is removed mechanically, is then followed by superficial keratectomy (with a diamond burr) or alcohol delamination.
Restoration of the rabbit corneal surface after total epithelial debridement and complete limbal excision.

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