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Meaning of GRANULATION

Pronunciation:  `granyu'leyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of forming something into granules or grains; "the granulation of medicines"
  2. [n]  new connective tissue and tiny blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process
 

GRANULATION is a 11 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: granulation tissue
 
 See Also: connective tissue, formation, proud flesh, shaping

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gran`u*la"tion\, n. [Cf. F. granulation.]
1. The act or process of forming or crystallizing into
   grains; as, the granulation of powder and sugar.

2. The state of being granulated.

3. (Med.)
   (a) One of the small, red, grainlike prominences which
       form on a raw surface (that of wounds or ulcers), and
       are the efficient agents in the process of healing.
   (b) The act or process of the formation of such
       prominences.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition: the soldering of grains of metal to a background, usually of the same metal, and much used by the Etruscans.
 

 

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