from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The swollen flesh that surrounds a healing wound, caused by excessive granulation.
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- n. hypertrophic scarring
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See under Proud.
- adj. a fungous growth or excrescence of granulations resembling flesh, in a wound or ulcer.
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- n. the swollen tissue around a healing wound or ulcer
From its swelling up.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)