granulatio


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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.
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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]
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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]
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