transitive verb

ep·​i·​the·​li·​al·​ize ˌe-pə-ˈthē-lē-ə-ˌlīz How to pronounce epithelialize (audio)
variants also epithelize or British epithelialise also epithelise
epithelialized also epithelized or British epithelialised also epithelised; epithelializing also epithelizing or British epithelialising also epithelising
: 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 12 Jul. 2024.

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