proud flesh


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flesh

 [flesh]
the soft muscular tissue of the body.
goose flesh transitory erection of the hair follicles due to contraction of the arrectores muscles, a reflection of sympathetic nerve discharge such as occurs with cold or shock; called also cutis anserina.
proud flesh exuberant amounts of soft, edematous, unhealthy-looking granulation tissue developing during healing of large surface wounds.

proud flesh

historic term for exuberant granulations in the granulation tissue on the surface of a wound.

proud flesh

n.
The swollen flesh that surrounds a healing wound, caused by excessive granulation.

proud flesh

An obsolete term for an exuberant tissue reaction, either:
(1) Granulation tissue, see there;  
(2) Keloid, see there.

proud flesh

Exuberant granulation tissue seen in a poorly healed wound, characterized by florid, 'geographic' scarring on the skin surface, related to a defect of union of interrupted tissues by 'second intent' healing. See Keloid, Wound healing.

proud flesh

(prowd flesh)
Exuberant granulation tissue on the surface of a wound.
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Twenty years after Proud Flesh, the poems of Wilkinson's latest collection Lake Shore Drive are perhaps a trifle more accessible; but they remain compacted, challenging, and deeply energetic.