dysplasia

noun dys·pla·sia \ dis-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə \

Definition of dysplasia

: abnormal growth or development (as of organs or cells); broadly : abnormal anatomical structure due to such growth

dysplastic

play \-ˈplas-tik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of dysplasia

New Latin


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dysplasia

noun dys·pla·sia \ dis-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə \

medical Definition of dysplasia

1 : variation in somatotype (as in degree of ectomorphy, endomorphy, or mesomorphy) from one part of a human body to another
2 : abnormal growth or development (as of organs or cells); broadly : abnormal anatomic structure due to such growth

dysplastic

play \-ˈplas-tik\ adjective

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