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ˌgræn yəˈleɪ ʃəngran·u·la·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. granulation, granulation tissuenoun

    new connective tissue and tiny blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process

  2. granulationnoun

    the act of forming something into granules or grains

    "the granulation of medicines"


  1. granulationnoun

    The formation of granules

  2. granulationnoun

    The condition of being granulated

  3. granulationnoun

    Granulated tissue on the surface of a healing wound; granulation tissue

  4. granulationnoun

    A bright, transient granular marking on the Sun's photosphere

  5. granulationnoun

    The attachment of granules of precious metal to underlying metal of jewellery

Webster Dictionary

  1. Granulationnoun

    the act or process of forming or crystallizing into grains; as, the granulation of powder and sugar

    Etymology: [Cf. F. granulation.]

  2. Granulationnoun

    the state of being granulated

    Etymology: [Cf. F. granulation.]

  3. Granulationnoun

    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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. granulation.]

  4. Granulationnoun

    the act or process of the formation of such prominences

    Etymology: [Cf. F. granulation.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of granulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of granulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of granulation in a Sentence

  1. David Zeltsman:

    A tracheostomy obviously is a very unnatural way to establish the patient’s airways. The complications go anywhere from related to mechanical properties of the tracheostomy itself— and that would be development of the granulation tissue (development of bumps) at the site of the tracheostomy—[or] it could be related to the bleeding. It could be related to ongoing infections.

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