Neoplasia



[nee-oh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌni oʊˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/

noun
1.
Pathology. tumor growth.
2.
the formation and growth of new tissue.
n.

1868, from neo- + -plasia.

neoplasia ne·o·pla·sia (nē’ō-plā’zhə, -zhē-ə)
n.
The pathological process that results in the formation and growth of a neoplasm.

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