granulate

verb gran·u·late \ ˈgran-yə-ˌlāt \
Updated on: 21 Apr 2018

Definition of granulate

granulated; granulating
: to form or crystallize into grains or granules
: to form granulations
  • an open granulating wound

granulator

play \ˈgran-yə-ˌlā-tər\ noun

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First Known Use of granulate

1666

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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granulate

verb gran·u·late \ ˈgran-yə-ˌlāt \

medical Definition of granulate

granulated; granulating
: to form or crystallize (as sugar) into grains or granules
: to form granulations
  • as soon as the ulcer is granulating and free from slough
  • —R. H. Nyquist

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