Definition of Granulation

1. Noun. New connective tissue and tiny blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process.

Exact synonyms: Granulation Tissue
Generic synonyms: Connective Tissue
Specialized synonyms: Proud Flesh
Derivative terms: Granulate

2. Noun. The act of forming something into granules or grains. "The granulation of medicines"
Generic synonyms: Formation, Shaping
Derivative terms: Granulate

Definition of Granulation

1. n. The act or process of forming or crystallizing into grains; as, the granulation of powder and sugar.

Definition of Granulation

1. Noun. The formation of granules ¹

2. Noun. The condition of being granulated ¹

3. Noun. Granulated tissue on the surface of a healing wound; granulation tissue ¹

4. Noun. (astronomy) A bright, transient granular marking on the Sun's photosphere ¹

5. Noun. The attachment of granules of precious metal to underlying metal of jewellery ¹

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Definition of Granulation

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Medical Definition of Granulation

1. 1. The act or process of forming or crystallizing into grains; as, the granulation of powder and sugar. 2. The state of being granulated. 3. One of the small, red, grainlike prominences which form on a raw surface (that of wounds or ulcers), and are the efficient agents in the process of healing. The act or process of the formation of such prominences. Origin: Cf. F. Granulation. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Granulation

granulated opium
granulated sugar
granulation (current term)
granulation tissue
granulationes arachnoideales
granule cell
granule cell of connective tissue
granule cells

Literary usage of Granulation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to pathology and morbid anatomy by Thomas Henry Green (1871)
"granulation tissue must thus be regarded as the most elementary form of embryonic ... It is met with not only in an ordinary granulation, but also in the ..."

2. General Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics, in Fifty Lectures by Theodor Billroth (1890)
"Fine sections cannot be made of granulation tissue, just taken from a wound; ... If you harden the granulation tissue in alcohol, color Ihe see lion with ..."

3. The Journal of Infectious Diseases by Infectious Diseases Society of America, John Rockefeller McCormick Memorial Fund, John McCormick Institute for Infectious Diseases (1914)
"... in tuberculosis and in conditions where the absorption of granulation and necrotic tissue is desired. Because of this important bearing, a repetition of ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1912)
"Photomicrograph of granulation tissue of the wound, 3d case, showing bismuth granules stained by micro-chemical reaction (see text), x 80. ..."

5. Folia Haematologica: Internationales Magazin für klinische und (1908)
"Ich selbst hatte nicht gewagt, in der Beweisführung für die regenerative Natur der granulation diesen Befand heranzuziehen, ..."

6. Embryology, Anatomy, and Diseases of the Umbilicus Together with Diseases of by Thomas Stephen Cullen (1916)
"In 4 out of 27 cases collected by Pernice the surface of the granulation was partly ... Millar has pointed out that the superficial cells of the granulation ..."

7. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1900)
"As regards the granulation of the cytoplasm, we can nearly always, ... Leucocytes with Eosinophile granulation.—These are always scarce and vary greatly in ..."

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