Dysplasia



[dis-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /dɪsˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/

noun, Pathology.
1.
abnormal growth or development of cells, tissue, bone, or an organ.
/dɪsˈpleɪzɪə/
noun
1.
abnormal development of an organ or part of the body, including congenital absence
n.

1935, Modern Latin, from dys- + -plasia, from Greek plasis “molding, conformation,” from plassein (see plasma).

dysplasia dys·pla·sia (dĭs-plā’zhə, -zhē-ə)
n.
Abnormal development or growth of tissues, organs, or cells.
dys·plas’tic (-plās’tĭk) adj.
dysplasia
(dĭs-plā’zhə)
Abnormal development or growth of tissues, organs, or cells.

dysplastic adjective

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