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epithelialize

[ep-uh-thee-lee-uh-lahyz] /ˌɛp əˈθi li əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), epithelialized, epithelializing.
1.
to form a covering of epithelial cells over, as a wound.
Also, especially British, epithelialise.
Origin
epithelial + -ize
Related forms
epithelialization, noun
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epithelialized in Medicine

epithelialize ep·i·the·li·al·ize (ěp'ə-thē'lē-ə-līz') or ep·i·the·lize (-thē'līz)
v. ep·i·the·li·al·ized or ep·i·the·lized, ep·i·the·li·al·iz·ing or ep·i·the·liz·ing, ep·i·the·li·al·iz·es or ep·i·the·liz·es
To become covered with epithelial tissue, as of a wound.

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