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epithelialization

 [ep″ĭ-the″le-al-ĭ-za´shun]
healing by the growth of epithelium over a denuded surface.

ep·i·the·li·al·i·za·tion

(ep'i-thē'lē-ăl-i-zā'shŭn),
Formation of epithelium over a denuded surface.
Synonym(s): epithelization

epithelialization

/ep·i·the·li·al·iza·tion/ (-the″le-al-ĭ-za´shun) healing by the growth of epithelium over a denuded surface.

epithelialization

[-thē′lē·al′izā′shən]
Etymology: Gk, epi, above, thele, nipple; L, ization, process
the regrowth of skin over a wound.

ep·i·the·li·al·i·za·tion

(ep'i-thē'lē-ăl-ī-zā'shŭn)
Formation of epithelium over a denuded surface.
Synonym(s): epithelization.

epithelialization

The process of covering of a raw surface with EPITHELIUM. The final stage in healing.

epithelialization

formation of epithelium over a denuded surface, i.e. incision site or a chronic/slow-to-heal wound

ep·i·the·li·al·i·za·tion

, epithelization (ep'i-thē'lē-ăl-ī-zā'shŭn, -thē'li-zāshŭn)
Formation of epithelium over a denuded surface.

epithelialization (epithelization) (ep´əthē´lēəlizā´shən),

n the natural act of healing by secondary intention; the proliferation of new epithelium into an area devoid of it but that naturally is covered by it.

epithelialization

healing by the growth of epithelium over a denuded surface.

adnexal epithelialization
partial-thickness loss of epidermis can be re-epithelialized by epithelial cells from the remaining portions of adnexal structures.
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Existing evidence demonstrates that Aloe vera used in a variety of dosage forms tends to increase the rate of success in healing and the rate of epithelialization.
Several studies demonstrate that noncontact low-frequency US decreases the amount of slough, which increases the amount of epithelialization and therefore healing.
This nurse can also detect the presence of edema, induration, and granulation, how much epithelialization is present, and if the wound has an odor.
HAM is preferred because it facilitates epithelialization and maintains an epithelial phenotype by the basement membrane and has anti-inflammatory, anti-angiogenic and anti-scarring effects (7,8).
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16,17) The incidence of saphenous vein site wound complications, including hematoma, dehiscence, cellulitis, necrosis, abscess, and incomplete spontaneous epithelialization, is reportedly as high as 44%.
This action of IGF-I results in the acceleration of wound epithelialization in vitro (Haase et al.
As this pressure ulcer heals by granulation, contraction, and eventually epithelialization to closure, the depth of tissue damage doesn't change.
Histological examinations have shown that complete epithelialization does not occur after placement of a distal shoe [Mayhew et al.
Epithelialization phase, where new epithelium (skin) is re-generated over the wound.
Formation of the scab and the rate of epithelialization of superficial wounds in the skin of the domestic pig.
Efficacy -- Data on the debridement of wound eschar (removal of burned tissue) were analyzed from seven evaluable patients and data on the time to 90 percent epithelialization (the point at which wounds appear to be healing normally) were analyzed from 12 evaluable patients: