proud flesh

noun

Definition of proud flesh

: an excessive growth of granulation tissue

First Known Use of proud flesh

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Proud flesh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/proud%20flesh. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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proud flesh

noun

Medical Definition of proud flesh

: an excessive growth of granulation tissue (as in an ulcer)

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