AskDefine | Define granulation

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1 new connective tissue and tiny blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process [syn: granulation tissue]
2 the act of forming something into granules or grains; "the granulation of medicines"

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  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.
  4. The act or process of the formation of such prominences.

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