epithelialize

transitive verb
ep·​i·​the·​li·​al·​ize | \ ˌe-pə-ˈthē-lē-ə-ˌlīz How to pronounce epithelialize (audio) \
variants: also epithelize \ ˌe-​pə-​ˈthē-​ˌlīz How to pronounce epithelize (audio) \ or British epithelialise also epithelise
epithelialized also epithelized or British epithelialised also epithelised; epithelializing also epithelizing or British epithelialising also epithelising

Medical Definition of epithelialize

: to cause to undergo epithelialization The prepared impregnated gauzes provide a moist environment that helps wounds epithelialize more rapidly.— Wissam Zam et al.

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“Epithelialize.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/epithelialize. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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