epithelialization

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epithelial +‎ -ization

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epithelialization (countable and uncountable, plural epithelializations)

  1. (biology) The process that covers a wound with epithelial tissue.
  2. (biology) The process of assembling an epithelium from non-epithelial cells, such as in the process of mesenchymal-to-epithelial transition.

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