cataplasia


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cat·a·pla·sia

 (kăt′ə-plā′zhə)
n.
Degenerative reversion of cells or tissue to a less differentiated form.

cat′a·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.

cataplasia

(ˌkætəˈpleɪzɪə)
n
(Biology) the degeneration of cells and tissues to a less highly developed form
cataplastic adj

cataplasia

degeneration of cells or tissues. — cataplastic, adj.
See also: Biology, Decaying
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cataplasia - (biology) degenerative reversion of cells or tissue to a less differentiated or more primitive form
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
retrogression, degeneration - passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form