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granulation tissue

noun, Pathology
1.
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.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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British Dictionary definitions for granulation tissue

granulation tissue

noun
1.
a mass of new connective tissue and capillaries formed on the surface of a healing ulcer or wound, usually leaving a scar Nontechnical name proud flesh
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