Heteroplasia



[het-er-uh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌhɛt ər əˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/

noun, Pathology.
1.
the replacement of normal cells by abnormal cells, as in cancer.

heteroplasia het·er·o·pla·sia (hět’ə-rō-plā’zhə, -zhē-ə)
n.

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