Definitions

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  • adj. That does not heal.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ healing

Examples

  • Both companies have asked the FDA to approve their products as remedies for the deep, nonhealing skin ulcers that cause 75,000 amputations a year among U.S. diabetics.

    Replacement Parts

  • Curis, meanwhile, is test - ing and seeking approval of two other biomaterials: OP-1, to mend nonhealing fractures and speed recovery from other bone injuries; and Chrondrogel, for cartilage repair.

    Full Stem Ahead

  • ~ Honey making a medical comeback -- "Amid growing concern over drug-resistant superbugs and nonhealing wounds that endanger diabetes patients, nature's original antibiotic — honey — is making a comeback."

    Speedlinking 12/26/07

  • On the other, he describes the Bush team as "a partisan, ideological, nonhealing administration" and concludes that the task of democratiziation "is way too important to leave it to the Bush team alone."

    Balkinization

  • FORMULA NUMBER 3: Astragalus Full Spectrum Extract: astragalus, available as a tablet or as an alcohol or glycerin extract; use for fatigue, frequent colds and flu, poor digestion, exhaustion, poor appetite, diarrhea, nonhealing sores, night sweats.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

  • FAP+ cells have also been linked to cells involved in wound healing; it is almost as if they treat a tumor as a chronic, nonhealing wound.

    Ars Technica

  • You should also learn about techniques or medical devices to assist you in preventing falls or developing chronic, nonhealing ulcers.

    Spokesman.com: Latest stories

  • I know werewolves can pass on their lycanthropy to their victims, so it’s very possible a different kind of shifter would have something dangerous about their bite—like nonhealing wounds.

    The Shape-Shifter’s Curse

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