granulation tissue

granulation tissue

noun 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 in open wounds; proud flesh.

Origin:
1870–75

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

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