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reepithelialization

Definitions

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  • noun The reformation of epithelial tissue as part of wound healing

Etymologies

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From re- +‎ epithelialization

Examples

  • Cathelicidins are unique AMPs that protect the skin through 2 distinct pathways: (1) direct antimicrobial activity and (2) initiation of a host response resulting in cytokine release, inflammation, angiogenesis, and reepithelialization.

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  • Loss of this regenerating population of clonogenic cells following irradiation prevents the normal reepithelialization of the intestinal villi.

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