debouchment [dā΄bo͞o shoor′, di bo͞o΄shoor′dē bo͞osh′mənt, dibo͞osh′mənt]
[Fr débouchement]
1. the act of debouching
2. a mouth, as of a river; outlet: also debouchure [dā΄bo͞o shoor′, di bo͞o΄shoor′]

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