healing by first intention


noun Surgery, Medicine/Medical.

See under intention (def. 6).

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Medical definitions for healing by first intention

healing by first intention
[ hēlĭng ]

n.

Healing by fibrous adhesion, without suppuration or formation of granulation tissue.primary adhesion primary union
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