healing by second intention


noun Surgery, Medicine/Medical.

See under intention (def. 6).

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Medical definitions for healing by second intention

healing by second intention

n.

Union of two granulating surfaces accompanied by suppuration and delayed closure.secondary adhesion secondary union
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