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dysplasia

noun dys·pla·sia \dis-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə\

Definition of DYSPLASIA

:  abnormal growth or development (as of organs or cells); broadly :  abnormal anatomical structure due to such growth
dys·plas·tic \-ˈplas-tik\ adjective
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Origin of DYSPLASIA

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1923
Medical Dictionary

dysplasia

noun dys·pla·sia \dis-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of DYSPLASIA

1
:  variation in somatotype (as in degree of ectomorphy, endomorphy, or mesomorphy) from one part of a human body to another
2
:  abnormal growth or development (as of organs or cells); broadly :  abnormal anatomic structure due to such growth
dys·plas·tic \-ˈplas-tik\ adjective

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