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debris

 [dĕ-bre´]
devitalized tissue or foreign matter.

de·bris

(dĕ-brē'),
A useless accumulation of miscellaneous particles; waste in the form of fragments.
[Fr. débris, fr. O.Fr. desbrisier, to break apart, (fr. des- down, away + brisier to break) rubble, rubbish]

debris

/de·bris/ (dĕ-bre´) fragments of devitalized tissue or foreign matter. In dentistry, soft foreign material loosely attached to a tooth surface.

debris

also

débris

(də-brē′, dā-, dā′brē′)
n.
Biology The fragmented remains of dead or damaged cells or tissue.

debris

[dəbrē′]
the dead, diseased, or damaged tissue and any foreign material that is to be removed from a wound or other area being treated.

de·bris

(dĕ-brē')
A useless accumulation of miscellaneous particles; waste in the form of fragments.
[Fr. débris, fr. O.Fr. desbrisier, to break apart, (fr. des- down, away + brisier to break) rubble, rubbish]

de·bris

(dĕ-brē')
A useless accumulation of miscellaneous particles; waste in the form of fragments.
[Fr. débris, fr. O.Fr. desbrisier, to break apart, (fr. des- down, away + brisier to break) rubble, rubbish]

debris (debrē´),

n foreign material or particles loosely attached to a surface. In dentistry, food deposits (Materia alba) or cellular matter on a surface, such as a tooth or its roots.

debris

devitalized tissue or foreign matter.
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Or how does the disjunction between the ideals of war, which men declare, and its dirty reality, which women tend, sweeping away the debris of war, affect a child's psyche?