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neoplasia

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noun neo·pla·sia \ˌnē-ə-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə\

Definition of neoplasia

  1. 1 :  the formation of tumors

  2. 2 :  a tumorous condition



Origin and Etymology of neoplasia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1871


Medical Dictionary

neoplasia

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noun neo·pla·sia \ˌnē-ə-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of neoplasia

  1. 1:  the process of tumor formation

  2. 2:  a tumorous condition of the body




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