granulation

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noun gran·u·la·tion \ˌgran-yə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of granulation

  1. 1 :  the act or process of granulating :  the condition of being granulated

  2. 2 :  one of the minute red granules of new capillaries formed on the surface of a wound in healing

  3. 3 :  granule 2

First Known Use of granulation

1612


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granulation

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noun gran·u·la·tion \ˌgran-yə-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of granulation

  1. 1:  the act or process of granulating :  the condition of being granulated

  2. 2a:  one of the small elevations of a granulated surface: (1):  a minute mass of tissue projecting from the surface of an organ (as on the eyelids in trachoma) (2):  one of the minute red granules made up of loops of newly formed capillaries that form on a raw surface (as of a wound) and that with fibroblasts are the active agents in the process of healing—see granulation tissueb:  the act or process of forming such elevations or granules


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