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- noun The reformation of
epithelial tissueas part of wound healing
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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.
Loss of this regenerating population of clonogenic cells following irradiation prevents the normal reepithelialization of the intestinal villi.