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cataplasia

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noun cat·a·pla·sia \ˌkat-ə-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of cataplasia

  1. :  reversion of cells or tissues to a more embryonic condition

cataplastic

\-ˈplas-tik\play adjective

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