variants: or -plasy

Definition of -plasia 

: development : formation hyperplasia homoplasy

History and Etymology for -plasia

New Latin -plasia, from Greek plasis molding, from plassein

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about -plasia

Dictionary Entries near -plasia

plash

plashingly

plashy

-plasia

-plasis

plasm

plasm-

Statistics for -plasia

Look-up Popularity

Comments on -plasia

What made you want to look up -plasia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

having a pattern of small flowers

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!