Definition of granulation tissue in US English:

granulation tissue


  • New vascular tissue in granular form on an ulcer or the healing surface of a wound.

    • ‘The base of the wound is filled with healthy red granulation tissue.’
    • ‘The original hematoma is replaced by granulation tissue with gradually increasing collagen content.’
    • ‘The black foam dressing is appropriate for stimulating granulation tissue while assisting in wound contraction.’
    • ‘A biopsy specimen of the inflamed area showed nonspecific ulcer and granulation tissue.’
    • ‘When combined with a moist wound healing environment, this assists in achieving a well-vascularized wound with healthy granulation tissue.’