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gran·u·la·tion

 (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.
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granulation

(ˌɡrænjʊˈleɪʃən)
n
1. the act or process of granulating
2. a granulated texture or surface
3. a single bump or grain in such a surface
4. (Physiology) See granulation tissue
5. (Astronomy) astronomy Also: granule any of numerous bright regions (approximate diameter 900 km) having a fine granular structure that can appear briefly on any part of the sun's surface
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gran•u•la•tion

(ˌgræn yəˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of granulating.
2. a granulated condition.
4.
a. the formation of capillary-rich tissue with an irregular surface, as during wound healing.
b. the tissue so formed.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.granulation - new connective tissue and tiny blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process
connective tissue - tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments
proud flesh - the swollen tissue around a healing wound or ulcer
2.granulation - the act of forming something into granules or grains; "the granulation of medicines"
formation, shaping - the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
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Translations

gran·u·la·tion

n. granulación, masa redonda y carnosa que se forma en la superficie de un tejido, membrana u órgano;
___ tissuetejido de ___.
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granulation

n granulación f
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References in periodicals archive ?
These findings were found to be compatible with a brain herniation into a giant arachnoid granulation, with strangulation and infarction of the herniated brain tissue.
Two theories have been proffered to explain nontraumatic defects in the tegmen of the temporal bone: the congenital defect theory (7) and the arachnoid granulation theory (3,9,10):
[10] In contrast, leakage from the posterior fossa is associated with exuberant arachnoid granulation tissue.
Intracranial hypotension is usually a benign condition; however, it can lead to subdural hemorrhage (SDH) and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) due to laceration of superior cerebral vein or arachnoid granulations [1].
The theories mentioned hereinbefore meet the questions of researchers approximately through damage to arachnoid granulations (AGs) as well as to brain tissue.
Therefore, erosion of bone by arachnoid granulations is only significant when it affects a pneumatized part of the skull.
The deposition of GAGs in the meninges impairs the function of arachnoid granulations, leading to abnormal CSF reabsorption.
They are associated with aging and can be seen in the basal ganglia, pineal gland, falx, tentorium, arachnoid granulations, choroid plexus and the cerebellum.