anaplasia

noun
an·​a·​pla·​sia | \ ˌa-nə-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə How to pronounce anaplasia (audio) \

Definition of anaplasia

: reversion of cells to a more primitive or undifferentiated form

Other Words from anaplasia

anaplastic \ ˌa-​nə-​ˈpla-​stik How to pronounce anaplasia (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of anaplasia

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anaplasia

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“Anaplasia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anaplasia. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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anaplasia

noun
an·​a·​pla·​sia | \ ˌan-ə-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə How to pronounce anaplasia (audio) \

Medical Definition of anaplasia

: reversion of cells to a more primitive or undifferentiated form

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