[gran-yuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌgræn yəˈleɪ ʃən/
the act or process of granulating.
a granulated condition.
any of the grains of a granulated surface.
Astronomy. one of the small, short-lived features of the sun’s surface that in the aggregate give it a mottled appearance when viewed with a telescope.
the act or process of granulating
a granulated texture or surface
a single bump or grain in such a surface
See granulation tissue
(astronomy) Also granule. any of numerous bright regions (approximate diameter 900 km) having a fine granular structure that can appear briefly on any part of the sun’s surface
1610s, from Late Latin granulum (see granular) + -ation.
granulation gran·u·la·tion (grān’yə-lā’shən)
noun, Pathology. 1. tissue formed in ulcers and in early wound healing and repair, composed largely of newly growing capillaries and so called from its irregular surface in open wounds; proud flesh. noun 1. a mass of new connective tissue and capillaries formed on the surface of a healing ulcer or wound, usually leaving a […]
[gran-yool] /ˈgræn yul/ noun 1. a little grain. 2. a small particle; pellet. 3. a corpuscle; sporule. /ˈɡrænjuːl/ noun 1. a small grain 2. (geology) a single rock fragment in gravel, smaller than a pebble but larger than a sand grain 3. (astronomy) another name for granulation (sense 5) n. 1650s, from French granule or […]
- Granule cell
granule cell n. One of the small neurons of the cortex of the cerebellum and cerebrum.
[gran-yuh-lahyt] /ˈgræn yəˌlaɪt/ noun 1. a metamorphic rock composed of granular minerals of uniform size, as quartz, feldspar, or pyroxene, and showing a definite banding. /ˈɡrænjʊˌlaɪt/ noun 1. a granular foliated metamorphic rock in which the minerals form a mosaic of equal-sized granules granulite (grān’yə-līt’) A fine-grained metamorphic rock consisting of similarly sized, interlocking minerals. […]