reepithelialization

noun

re·​ep·​i·​the·​li·​al·​iza·​tion (ˈ)rē-ˌep-ə-ˌthē-lē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce reepithelialization (audio)
: restoration of epithelium over a denuded area (as a burn site) by natural growth or plastic surgery

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“Reepithelialization.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/reepithelialization. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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