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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

(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]
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Defects to the skull base were observed more frequently in patients with chronic otitis media with inflammatory granulation than in those with cholesteatoma.
Understanding and being able to control granulation is essential to the production of high quality pharmaceuticals.
The number of patients with 75 - 100% wound filled with granulation tissue were significantly higher in test group at 3rd week follow-up (p < 0.001), at 4th week (p < 0.001), at 5th week (p < 0.001), at 6th week (p < 0.001) and at the 7th week (p < 0.05) when compared to control group as per the Chi-square/ Fisher's Exact test (Shown in Table No.
Instead of a true hemangioma, the lesion has been considered as a reactive and hyperproliferative vascular response to a variety of stimuli rather than a true hemangioma.[1] One important factor in the pathogenesis of granulation tissue-type hemangiomas may be the excessive production of local tumor angiogenesis factors as a result of minor trauma or underlying cutaneous disease.[2]
In conclusion, we have presented a rare and unique case of brain herniation in the convexity area into a giant arachnoid granulation, without any history of trauma or of elevated intracranial pressure.
In general, treatment of tracheostenosis due to granulation formation after tracheostomy in patients with congenital disease is difficult.
The historical treatment approaches to post-tracheostomy granulation tissue include topical steroid creams, antibiotic preparations, silver nitrate, and/or inhaled beclomethasone.
Physical examination of oral cavity revealed extensive soft tissue swelling of frenulum of tongue due to granulation.The granulation tissue was surgically excised and removed and tissue sample sent for histopathology revealed the mass to be granulation tissue.
Granulation is seen as a way of constructing simple theories out of more complex ones [1].
This stage is described as the presence of chronic infection formation of granulation tissue surrounding the nail groove and hypertrophy of the surrounding tissues.
Effect of variables on local conditions during fluid bed granulation Independent Impact Represent Local Impact Granule variables Dependent conditions properties variables Fluidizing air Bed Granule Granule porosity inlet temperature temperature temperature Fluidizing air Bed humidity Granule liquid Granule strength inlet humidity concentration Fluidizing air flow rate Spray rate Atomization air Pressure SUMMARY
Excellagen is a flowable dermal matrix in the form of a physiologically formulated homogenate of purified bovine dermal collagen (Type I) in its native 3-dimensional fibrillar configuration, supplied as a sterile professional-use syringe-based product, and capable of providing a structural scaffold for cellular infiltration and wound granulation.