proud flesh

noun

: an excessive growth of granulation tissue

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of proud flesh was in the 14th century

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“Proud flesh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/proud%20flesh. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

proud flesh

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