Plasia



1.
a combining form with the meaning “growth, cellular multiplication,” of the kind specified by the initial element:
hypoplasia.
combining form
1.
indicating growth, development, or change: hypoplasia

word-forming element in biology and medicine denoting “formation, growth, development,” from Modern Latin -plasia, from Greek plasis “molding, formation,” from plassein “to mold” (see plasma).

-plasia or -plasy
suff.
Growth; development: achondroplasia.

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