Dysplasia (from the Greek δυσπλασία "malformation", δυσ- "mal-" + πλάθω "to create, to form"), is a term used in pathology to refer to an abnormality of development. This generally consists of an expansion of immature cells, with a corresponding decrease in the number and location of mature cells. Dysplasia is often indicati...
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- abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth
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Noun: Any abnormality of growth. Abnormal cell features include the size, shape, and rate of multiplication.
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Abnormal development of an organ or tissue identified by morphological examination.
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Abnormally formed tissues, organs or cells often due to chronic irritation or inflammation
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Abnormal tissue growth...classically midway between hyperplasia (overgrowth) and neoplasia.
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Dysplasia: Abnormal in form. From the Greek dys- (bad, disordered, abnormal) and plassein (to form). For example, retinal dysplasia is abnormal formation of the retina during embryonic development. Common Misspellings: displasia, diplasia
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Literally 'wrong growth'. Usually used to denote early stage of carcinogenesis, marked by abnormal epithelial morphology.
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<embryology> Abnormality of development, in pathology, alteration in size, shape and organisation of adult cells. ... Origin: Gr. Plassein = to form ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth
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(dis-pla´zhә) an abnormality of development; in pathology, alteration in size, shape, and organization of adult cells. See also dysgenesis. adj., dysplas´tic., adj.
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malformation of a bodily structure or tissue; the term most commonly denotes a malformation of bone.[2 related articles]
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(dys- + Gr. plassein to form) abnormality of development; in pathology, alteration in size, shape, and organization of adult cells.
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dysplasia, dysplasty Medically, abnormal development or growth of a part of the body; such as, an organ, bone, or cell, including the total absence of such a part.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: dis-plā′zē-ă Definitions: 1. Abnormal tissue development.
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Any abnormality in the size, shape, or development of cells.
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Cells that look abnormal under a microscope but are not cancer.
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A term that refers to abnormal cells that have the potential to progress to cancer.
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Abnormality of development; in pathology, alteration in size, shape, and organization of adult cells.
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Condition in which cells proliferate excessively and appear abnormal in shape and orientation.
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abnormal development of skin, bone or other tissue.
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Abnormal development of a part of the cats body.
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