epithelialization

noun
ep·​i·​the·​li·​al·​i·​za·​tion | \ˌe-pə-ˌthē-lē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən \
variants: or less commonly epithelization \ ˌe-​pə-​ˌthē-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən \

Definition of epithelialization 

: the process of becoming covered with or converted to epithelium … a month of treatment resulted in the increase of incidence of wound complete epithelialization by 2.58 times …— Victor Aleksandrovich Stupin et al .

Other Words from epithelialization

epithelialize \ ˌe-​pə-​ˈthē-​lē-​ə-​ˌlīz \ also epithelize \ ˌe-​pə-​ˈthē-​ˌlīz \ verb
The prepared impregnated gauzes provide a moist environment that helps wounds epithelialize more rapidly. — Wissam Zam et al.

First Known Use of epithelialization

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

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