homeoplasia

noun
ho·​meo·​pla·​sia
variants: or British homoeoplasia \ ˌhō-​mē-​ō-​ˈplāzh(ē-​)ə How to pronounce homoeoplasia (audio) \

Medical Definition of homeoplasia

: a growth of tissue similar to normal tissue endometrial homeoplasia

Other Words from homeoplasia

homeoplastic or British homoeoplastic \ -​ˈplast-​ik How to pronounce homoeoplastic (audio) \ adjective

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“Homeoplasia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/homeoplasia. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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