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.
/ˌmɛtəˈpɒlɪtɪks/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) political theory (often used derogatorily) n. 1784, “abstract political science;” see meta- + politics. Related: metapolitical, attested from 1670s in sense “outside the realm of politics.”