epithelialize

[ ep-uh-thee-lee-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˌɛp əˈθi li əˌlaɪz /

verb (used with or without object), ep·i·the·li·al·ized, ep·i·the·li·al·iz·ing.

to form a covering of epithelial cells over, as a wound.

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Also especially British, ep·i·the·li·al·ise .

Origin of epithelialize

OTHER WORDS FROM epithelialize

ep·i·the·li·al·i·za·tion, noun
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Medical definitions for epithelialize

epithelialize
[ ĕp′ə-thēlē-ə-līz′ ]

v.

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