Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The swollen flesh that surrounds a healing wound, caused by excessive granulation.

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  • noun pathology hypertrophic scarring

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  • noun the swollen tissue around a healing wound or ulcer

Etymologies

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

[From its swelling up.]

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