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v. gran·u·lat·ed, gran·u·lat·ing, gran·u·lates
1. To form into grains or granules.
2. To make rough and grainy.
To become granular or grainy.
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1. (tr) to make into grains
2. to make or become roughened in surface texture
3. (Physiology) (intr) (of a wound, ulcer, etc) to form granulation tissue
ˈgranuˌlator, ˈgranuˌlater n
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v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. v.t.
1. to form into granules or grains.
2. to make rough on the surface.v.i.
3. to become granular.
gran′u•lat`er, gran′u•la`tor, n.
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Past participle: granulated
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|Verb||1.||granulate - form into grains|
form - assume a form or shape; "the water formed little beads"
|2.||granulate - become granular|
|3.||granulate - form granulating tissue; "wounds and ulcers can granulate"|
heal - get healthy again; "The wound is healing slowly"
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