Medical Dictionary

metaplasia

noun meta·pla·sia \ˌmet-ə-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of METAPLASIA

1
:  transformation of one tissue into another <metaplasia of cartilage into bone>
2
:  abnormal replacement of cells of one type by cells of another

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