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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.
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1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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granulation tissue

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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