Homeoplasia



[hoh-mee-uh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌhoʊ mi əˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
the formation, as in healing, of new tissue that is similar to the existing tissue.

homeoplasia ho·me·o·pla·sia (hō’mē-ə-plā’zhə, -zhē-ə)
n.

ho’me·o·plas’tic (-plās’tĭk) adj.

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