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n. the process of brushing or scraping the surface of a slowly healing ulcer or wound to remove granulation tissue, which – though a stage in the healing process – sometimes overgrows or becomes infected and therefore delays healing. Grattage is used in the treatment of trachoma.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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