Debridement vs Scaling - What's the difference?

debridement | scaling |

As nouns the difference between debridement and scaling

is that debridement is (medicine) the removal of dead, damaged, or infected tissue to improve the healing potential of the remaining healthy tissue while scaling is the removing of the scales of fish.

As a verb scaling is


Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • (medicine) The removal of damaged or foreign tissue from a wound.
  • * 2003 , Rodriguez-Merchan, The Haemophilic Joints: New Perspectives (Blackwell 2003), page 96:
  • In view of the underlying pathology, d├ębridement is usually combined with late synovectomy.




  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The removing of the scales of fish
  • The formation of a layer of scale on a surface
  • The removal of a layer of scale from a surface
  • The measurement of dimensions using a scale
  • (mathematics, physics) The expression of the terms of an equation using powers of nondimensional quantities
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