granulation

noun gran·u·la·tion \ ˌgran-yə-ˈlā-shən \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of granulation

1 : the act or process of granulating : the condition of being granulated
2 : one of the minute red granules of new capillaries formed on the surface of a wound in healing
3 : granule 2

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1612


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granulation

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

medical Definition of granulation

1 : the act or process of granulating : the condition of being granulated
2 a : 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 tissue
b : the act or process of forming such elevations or granules

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