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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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Zayas developed the massive tumor that almost covered his face after suffering from a rare disease called polyostotic fibrous dysplasia - a genetic disorder in which fibrous tissue begins to replace the bone in the body.
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Skeletal dysplasia refers to a diverse and heterogeneous group affecting skeletal maturation, development, and stature.
5 cm x 3 cm) lesion, which was isointense on T1 and T2-weighted images involving left sphenoid bone with involvement of left orbit causing compression of Optic Nerve and showing peripheral enhancement, which was suggestive of fibrous dysplasia of left sphenoid bone.
com)-- Cervical dysplasia or cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) is precancerous change in the lining cells of the cervix of the uterus.
Demographic data, types of polyps, anatomical location and grade of dysplasia were analysed.
Fibrous dysplasia is a bone development anomaly characterized by hamartoma proliferation of fibrous tissue within the medullary bone, with secondary bony metaplasia, producing immature, newly formed and weakly calcified bone, without maturation of the osteoblast which appears radiolucent on radiographs, with the classically described ground-glass appearance.
Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a bone disorder in which fibrous tissue replaces normal bone.
Fibrous dysplasia is a non inherited skeletal disorder in which bone-forming cells fail to mature and produce too much fibrous or connective tissue.
The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of radiographic cam and pincer deformities, borderline dysplasia, and dysplasia in a professional ballet company.