Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To cover (a wound, for example) with epithelial tissue.
  • intransitive v. To become covered with epithelial tissue.

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  • v. To cover a wound (or become covered) with epithelial tissue

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Examples

  • Although none of these skin allografts survived permanently, many would remain long enough to control infection and fluid loss and thus gain time for the donor sites to re-epithelialize.

    Joseph E. Murray - Nobel Lecture

  • This actually ends up clotting off the whole appendage behind the device, which is also expected to epithelialize.

    Medgadget

  • The left atrial appendage clots off behind the device, which is expected to epithelialize as well …

    Medgadget

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