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
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- noun the swollen tissue around a healing wound or ulcer
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From its swelling up.]
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