granulation tissue

granulation tissue
noun Date: 1873 tissue made up of granulations that temporarily replaces lost tissue in a wound

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  • granulation tissue — n tissue made up of granulations that temporarily replaces lost tissue in a wound * * * the newly formed vascular tissue normally produced in the healing of wounds of soft tissue and ultimately forming the cicatrix; it consists of small,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Granulation tissue — Not to be confused with Granuloma. Proud flesh redirects here. For other uses, see Proud Flesh (disambiguation). Granulation tissue is the perfused, fibrous connective tissue that replaces a fibrin clot in healing wounds. Granulation tissue… …   Wikipedia

  • granulation tissue — noun new connective tissue and tiny blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process • Syn: ↑granulation • Derivationally related forms: ↑granulate (for: ↑granulation) • Hypernyms: ↑connect …   Useful english dictionary

  • granulation tissue — Highly vascularized tissue that replaces the initial fibrin clot in a wound. Vascularization is by ingrowth of capillary endothelium from the surrounding vasculature. The tissue is also rich in fibroblasts (that will eventually produce the… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • granulation tissue — Pathol. 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. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • granulation tissue — /grænjəˈleɪʃən tɪʃu/ (say granyuh layshuhn tishooh) noun tissue composed largely of newly growing capillaries which forms on the surface of healing wounds and ulcers; proud flesh. {so called from its irregular surface} …   Australian English dictionary

  • tuberculous granulation tissue — the tissue that forms the characteristic tubercle in tuberculosis, composed of epithelioid cells in concentric masses, lymphocytes, and often Langhans giant cells …   Medical dictionary

  • Granulation — can refer to:*Granulation tissue, a product of healing in major wounds; *Granular synthesis, a sound synthesis method; *Solar granulation, a sign of turbulent convection on the Sun; or *a process used by goldsmiths or silversmiths to decorate… …   Wikipedia

  • Granulation — That part of the healing process in which rough, pink tissue containing new connective tissue and capillaries forms around the edges of a wound. Granulation of a wound is normal and desirable. * * * 1. Formation into grains or granules; the state …   Medical dictionary

  • granulation — /gran yeuh lay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of granulating. 2. a granulated condition. 3. any of the grains of a granulated surface. 4. Pathol. a. the formation of granulation tissue, esp. in healing. b. See granulation tissue. 5. Astron.… …   Universalium

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