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granulation

 [gran″u-la´shun]
1. the process of forming granulation tissue.
2. the process of forming cytoplasmic granules.
3. granule (def. 1).
4. any granular material on the surface of a tissue, membrane, or organ.
5. the rendering of hard or metallic substances into granules or grains.
arachnoid g's enlarged arachnoid villi projecting into the venous sinuses and creating slight depressions on the inner surface of the cranium.
exuberant g's excessive proliferation of granulation tissue in the healing of a wound.

gran·u·la·tion

(gran'yū-lā'shŭn),
1. Formation into grains or granules; the state of being granular.
See also: granulation tissue.
2. A granular mass in or on the surface of any organ or membrane; one of the individual granules that form the mass.
See also: granulation tissue.
3. The formation of minute, rounded, fleshy connective tissue projections on the surface of a wound, ulcer, or inflamed tissue surface in the process of healing; one of the fleshy granules composing this surface.
See also: granulation tissue.
4. In pharmacy, the formation of crystals by constant agitation of a supersaturated solution of a salt; product used in the manufacture of tablets for oral use.
Synonym(s): granulatio
[L. granulatio]

granulation

/gran·u·la·tion/ (-shun)
1. the division of a hard substance into small particles.
2. the formation in wounds of small, rounded masses of tissue during healing; also the mass so formed.

arachnoidal granulations , cerebral granulations enlarged arachnoid villi projecting into the venous sinuses and creating slight depressions on the surface of the cranium.
exuberant granulations  excessive proliferation of granulation tissue in healing wounds.

granulation

(grăn′yə-lā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of granulating.
b. The condition or appearance of being granulated.
2.
a. Small, fleshy, beadlike protuberances, consisting of outgrowths of new capillaries, on the surface of a wound that is healing. Also called granulation tissue.
b. The formation of these protuberances.
3. The small, transient, brilliant granular markings on the photosphere of the sun.

gran·u·la·tion

(gran'yū-lā'shŭn)
1. Formation into grains or granules; the state of being granular.
2. A granular mass in or on the surface of any organ or membrane or one of the individual granules forming the mass.
3. The formation of minute, rounded, fleshy connective tissue projections on the surface of a wound, ulcer, or inflamed tissue surface during healing; one of the fleshy granules composing this surface.
See also: granulation tissue
4. pharmacology The formation of crystals by constant agitation of a supersaturated solution of a salt.
Synonym(s): granulatio.
[L. granulatio]

gran·u·la·tion

(gran'yū-lā'shŭn)
1. Formation into grains or granules; state of being granular.
2. Granular mass in or on surface of any organ or membrane; one of the individual granules that form the mass.
3. Formation of minute, rounded, fleshy connective tissue projections on wound surface, ulcer, or inflamed tissue in process of healing; one of the fleshy granules composing this surface.
4. In pharmacy, formation of crystals by constant agitation of a supersaturated solution of a salt; product used in the manufacture of tablets for oral use.
[L. granulatio]

granulation

1. the division of a hard substance into small particles.
2. the formation in wounds of small, rounded masses of tissue during healing; also the mass so formed.

arachnoid g's
enlarged arachnoid villi projecting into the venous sinuses and creating slight depressions on the inner surface of the cranium.
exuberant g's
excessive proliferation of granulation tissue in the healing of a wound.
granulation tissue
the new tissue formed in repair of wounds of soft tissue, consisting of connective tissue cells and ingrowing young vessels. It ultimately forms the cicatrix; excessive granulation is a common cause of chronic failure of wounds on the lower limbs of horses to heal.