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.

Origin of granulation tissue

First recorded in 1870–75
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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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