granulation tissue

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noun Pathology.

tissue formed in ulcers and in early wound healing and repair, composed largely of newly growing capillaries and so called from its irregular surface in open wounds; proud flesh.

Nearby words

  1. granularly,
  2. granulate,
  3. granulated sugar,
  4. granulatio,
  5. granulation,
  6. granulative,
  7. granule,
  8. granule cell,
  9. granulite,
  10. granulitic

Origin of granulation tissue

First recorded in 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for granulation tissue

granulation tissue

noun

a mass of new connective tissue and capillaries formed on the surface of a healing ulcer or wound, usually leaving a scarNontechnical name: proud flesh
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