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[fahy-bruh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌfaɪ brəˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
the formation of fibrous tissue.

fibroplasia fi·bro·pla·sia (fī’brə-plā’zhə, -zhē-ə)
The formation of fibrous tissue, as normally occurs in the healing of wounds.
fi’bro·plas’tic (-plās’tĭk) adj.


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