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cataplasia


cataplasia

noun cat·a·pla·sia \ˌkat-ə-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə\

Definition of CATAPLASIA

:  reversion of cells or tissues to a more embryonic condition
cat·a·plas·tic \-ˈplas-tik\ adjective
March 05, 2015
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