Gran`u*la"tion (?), n. [Cf. F. granulation.]

1.

The act or process of forming or crystallizing into grains; as, the granulation of powder and sugar.

2.

The state of being granulated.

3. Med. (a)

One of the small, red, grainlike prominences which form on a raw surface (that of wounds or ulcers), and are the efficient agents in the process of healing.

(b)

The act or process of the formation of such prominences.

 

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