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granulation tissue

Definition:

new connective tissue and tiny blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process

Class:

state noun (stable states of affairs)

Plural:

granulation tissues

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

proud flesh

Synonyms:

granulation

Etymology:

late Latin granulum
(Source: Encarta Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Granulation tissue

new connective tissue and tiny blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process. Granulation tissue typically grows from the base of a wound and is able to fill wounds of almost any size it heals. During the proliferative ... (44 of 510 words, 2 images)

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Collins Dictionary:

granulation tissue | proud flesh [non-technical]

a mass of new connective tissue and capillaries formed on the surface of a healing ulcer or wound, usually leaving a scar (22 of 266 words)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/granulation-tissue

American Heritage Dictionary:

granulation | granulation tissue [sense-specific]

The act or process of granulating. | The condition or appearance of being granulated. | Small, fleshy, beadlike protuberances, consisting of ... (19 of 56 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/granulation

Oxford Dictionary:

granulation tissue

Syllabification: (gran·u·la·tion tis·sue) Entry from United States Dictionary | new vascular tissue in granular form on an ulcer or the healing ... (20 of 41 words, 2 definitions)

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Random House Dictionary:

granulation tissue [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 ... (24 of 32 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/granulation-tissue

Merriam-Webster:

granulation tissue

tissue made up of granulations that temporarily replaces lost tissue in a wound (13 of 27 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/granulation tissue

Britannica Encyclopedia:

granulation [jewelry decoration]

in jewelry, type of decoration in which minute grains or tiny balls of gold are applied to a surface in geometric or linear patterns or massed to fill ... (28 of 151 words, 2 images)

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Wiktionary:

granulation | granulations [plural] | granuliferous

The formation of granules | [uncountable] The condition of being granulated | Granulated tissue on the surface of a healing wound; granulation tissue | [astronomy] A bright, transient granular marking on the Sun's photosphere | The attachment of... (34 of 47 words, 5 definitions)

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New World Dictionary:

granulation

formation into granules or grains | [medicine] ; the formation of a small mass of tiny red granules of newly formed capillaries, as on the surface of ... (26 of 35 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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Columbia Encyclopedia:

connective tissue | adipose tissue | connective tissues

supportive tissue widely distributed in the body, characterized by large amounts of intercellular substance and relatively few cells. The ... (19 of 255 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0813255​.html

Macmillan British Dictionary:

connective tissue [uncountable, medical]

the parts of your body that connect or support organs and other parts of your body (16 of 43 words)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/connective-tissue

Cambridge Dictionary:

connective tissue [specialized]

the strong stretchy material that acts as a support around the organs in the body and is also found in the joints (places where two bones are ... (27 of 37 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/connective-tissue

Encarta Dictionary:

granulation tissue

connective tissue in the form of small grainy particles along with masses of tiny blood vessels that forms over healing wounds (21 of 29 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861691136​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Encarta Dictionary:

granulation | granulations [plural]

First use: Early 17th century

Origin: late Latin granulum

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granule | granules [plural]

First use: Mid-17th century

Origin: late Latin granulum "small seed" from Latin granum "seed"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861615014​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

granulation

Audio: British English pronunciation of "granulation"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/granulation

the Free Dictionary:

granulation

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "granulation"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "granulation" by speech synthesizer

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

granulation

Audio: North American pronunciation of "granulation"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=granul​05 word=granulation

YourDictionary Audio:

granulation

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "granulation" by speech synthesizer

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