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proud flesh Syllabification: proud flesh

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of proud flesh in English:


Another name for granulation tissue.
Example sentences
  • It also stated that horses that are off in color, wind-sucking, growing proud flesh, or have ringworm are also lacking in copper.
  • The guy that owned her was unable to doctor her because of his age, as a result she had a very big area of proud flesh which I had removed and I am now in the process of trying to heal it up.
  • We had to carefully work our way through healing problems complicated by the torn tendon sheath as well as the persistent proud flesh.

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