epidermization

epidermization

(ĕp″ĭ-dĕr″mĭ-zā′shŭn)
1. Skin grafting.
2. Conversion of the deeper germinative layer of cells into the outer layer of the epidermis.
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The anti-proliferative functionality has now been clearly proven, showing that blue light prevents an overshooting epidermization in premature healing stages.
In case of an intact ossicular chain, bony labyrinth defect, epidermization of the facial nerve, or bony defects of the middle and posterior cranial fossa, gentle dissection is required to avoid iatrogenic complications like sensorineural or conductive hearing loss, facial paralysis, orcerebrospinal fluid leaks [13].
(27) In the pages of Malasartes, Pape elaborated on the concept of epidermizagao (epidermization), emphasizing the sensorial aspect of her work as opposed to a rational one.