metaplastic anemia n.
Pernicious anemia in which the various elements in the blood change into multisegmented, unusually large neutrophiles, immature myeloid cells, and distorted platelets.
- Metaplastic carcinoma
metaplastic carcinoma n. Carcinoma occurring in the upper respiratory tract or alimentary tract or in the breast, and composed of spindle-shaped tumor cells.
- Metaplastic ossification
metaplastic ossification n. The formation of bone in normally soft structures.
- Metaplastic polyp
metaplastic polyp n. See hyperplastic polyp.
[met-uh-pon-tuh m] /ˌmɛt əˈpɒn təm/ noun 1. an ancient Greek city in SE Italy, on the Gulf of Taranto: home of Pythagoras in exile.