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Abnormal development or growth of tissues, organs, or cells.

dys·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.


(Anatomy) abnormal development of an organ or part of the body, including congenital absence
[C20: New Latin, from dys- + -plasia, from Greek plasis a moulding]
dysplastic adj


(dɪsˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə)

abnormal growth or development of cells, tissue, bone, or an organ.
[1930–35; dys- + -plasia]
dys•plas′tic (-ˈplæs tɪk) adj.


Abnormal development or growth of tissues, organs, or cells.

dysplastic adjective
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dysplasia - abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth
aplasia - failure of some tissue or organ to develop
fibrous dysplasia of bone - a disturbance in which bone that is undergoing lysis is replaced by an abnormal proliferation of fibrous tissue resulting in bone lesions or skin lesions
hypertrophy - abnormal enlargement of a body part or organ
hyperplasia - abnormal increase in number of cells
hypoplasia - underdevelopment of an organ because of a decrease in the number of cells
anaplasia - loss of structural differentiation within a cell or group of cells often with increased capacity for multiplication, as in a malignant tumor
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies


n. displasia, cambio o desarrollo anormal de los tejidos.


n displasia, desorden f de crecimiento en un tejido
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A third type of known irregularity is arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD), in which fatty tissue has replaced normal heart muscle.
The use of the term arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (maldevelopment) is in agreement with this theory.
The third type is so rare that we don't discuss it much and the final type is arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, a rare disorder which damages the right side of the heart.
Stan and Dominique suffer from an inherited heart condition called arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, or ARVD, a disease that causes irregular heart rhythms.
Uhl's anomaly, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia / cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) and right ventricular outflow tract ventricular tachycardia (RVOT VT) involve pathogenic changes in the right ventricular (RV) myocardium.
Underlying heart diseases were ischemic cardiomyopathy in 2 patients, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia in 1 patient, and sudden cardiac death in 1 patient.
Etiology of sudden cardiac death in people [less than or equal to]35 years of age Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 36% Coronary anomalies 19% Cardiac mass 10% Aortic rupture 5% Tunneled left anterior descending (LAD) 5% Aortic stenosis 4% Myocarditis 3% Dilated cardiomyopathy 3% Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia 3% Mitral valve prolapse 2% Coronary artery disease 2% Other 6% Table 2.

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