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intention

 [in-ten´shun]
1. a goal.
2. a manner of healing.
3. a surgical procedure or operation.

in·ten·tion

(in-ten'shŭn),
1. An objective.
2. In surgery, a process or operation.
[L. intentio, a stretching out; intention]

intention

/in·ten·tion/ (in-ten´shun)
1. a manner of healing; see under healing.
2. a goal or desired end.

intention

(ĭn-tĕn′shən)
n.
Medicine The process by which or the manner in which a wound heals.

intention

[inten′shən]
Etymology: L, intendere, to aim
a kind of healing process. Healing by primary intention is the initial union of the edges of a wound, progressing to complete healing without granulation. Healing by secondary intention is wound closure in which the edges are separated, granulation tissue develops to fill the gap, and epithelium grows in over the granulations, producing a scar. Healing by tertiary intention is wound closure in which granulation tissue fills the gap between the edges of the wound, with epithelium growing over the granulation at a slower rate and producing a larger scar than the scar resulting from healing from secondary intention. Suppuration is also usually found.
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Intention

in·ten·tion

(in-ten'shŭn)
1. An objective.
2. surgery A process or operation.
[L. intentio, a stretching out; intention]

intention,

n 1. consciously committing to act in a definite way.
2. wound healing of approximated edges.
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intention

a manner of healing, e.g. first intention when a surgical incision heals immediately, second intention when a gaping wound fills with granulation tissue and is then covered from the sides with epithelium. See also wound healing.

intention tremor
tremor of the head or a limb which increases as the patient tries to perform a particular function, e.g. following a moving object by moving the head. See also intention tremor.
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