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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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This action explains why AMT facilitates epithelialization for persistent epithelial defects with stromal ulceration.
In group I on day 3, partial epithelialization was seen and the granulation tissue showed severe inflammatory reaction, fibroplasia and neovascularization.
The physical attribute of healing which mainly contributes for wound closure in the first three weeks were studied by tracing the raw wound area on the tracing paper till complete epithelialization occurred.
Complete corneal epithelialization with disintegration of HAMT after surgery was 33 days (range, 24-44 days) in group-1 and 46 days (range, 26-94 days) in group-2.
Applied with a cotton-tipped applicator, dropper, or a wire loop, gentian violet is an effective drying agent, and it controls granulation tissue and allows for epithelialization.
Epithelialization was almost complete by 30th day, but by 60th day, epithelial lining was slightly hyperplasic and lamina propria was devoid of oesophageal glands.
DSC127, a novel angiotensin analog, has been shown to improve epithelialization, granulation, vascularization, and accelerate wound healing in a variety of normal and diabetic animal models.
Elevated areas of granulation tissue or polyps must be lowered to allow for epithelialization.
As a result of either a primary absence of epithelialization or secondary epithelial damage caused by pressure-induced maceration or inflammatory cells, contact between areas of granulation tissue can lead to the formation of tissue bridges.
5% was achieved, with early epithelialization of the grafted tympanic membrane and the avoidance of various problems encountered in the performance of other forms of myringoplasty.
Although epithelialization had still been in progress 1 month postoperatively, all cavities had become dry and fully epithelialized by 2 months.
Each patient's wound was classified into one of four grades depending on the presence of the following characteristics: Grade 4, necrotic tissue or frank pus; Grade 3, slight slough or serosanguinous secretion; Grade 2, granulation tissue; and Grade I, healthy epithelialization considered as healing.