anaplasia

noun an·a·pla·sia \ ˌa-nə-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə \

Definition of anaplasia

:reversion of cells to a more primitive or undifferentiated form

anaplastic

play \-ˈplas-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of anaplasia

New Latin


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anaplasia

noun an·a·pla·sia \ ˌan-ə-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə \

medical Definition of anaplasia

:reversion of cells to a more primitive or undifferentiated form

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