verb (used with or without object), ep·i·the·li·al·ized, ep·i·the·li·al·iz·ing.
  1. to form a covering of epithelial cells over, as a wound.
Also especially British, ep·i·the·li·al·ise.

Origin of epithelialize

Related formsep·i·the·li·al·i·za·tion, noun
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epithelialising in Medicine


  1. To become covered with epithelial tissue, as of a wound.
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