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An abnormal new growth of tissue in animals or plants; a tumor.

ne′o·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.neoplastic - of or related to or having the properties of a neoplasm; "neoplastic cells"


a. neoplástico-a, rel. a un neoplasma.


adj neoplásico
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Imaging of the submandibular glands can provide vital information about malignant neoplastic processes.
The neoplastic cells had scant to moderate cytoplasm and poor- to well-defined boundaries.
The study concludes, "Given these factors, cases of neoplastic disease are rare in prehistoric human populations.
Proton pump inhibitor use was associated with a greater than 75% reduction in the risk of neoplastic progression in Barrett's esophagus.
Focal spinal cord lesions, which can either be neoplastic or nonneoplastic, are rare in children.
The biological significance of gamma-tocopherol is suggested by limited epidemiological data as well as the observation that it is a more potent inhibitor than alpha-tocopherol of neoplastic transformation during the postinitiation phase in 3-methylcholanthrene-treated C3H/10T1/2 murine fibroblasts.
Although asbestos causes a range of neoplastic and non-neoplastic human health effects, not all types of asbestos fibers have the same disease-causing potential, and the mode of action (MOA) of specific types of asbestos and related fibers for various health outcomes are not well understood.
Unsuitability of coronary lesions for primary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) followed by stenting for the high risk of neoplastic bleeding in case of an immediate double antiplatelet medication was assessed during a multidisciplinary staff of cardiothoracic and general surgeons.
The disease is characterized by the infiltration of neoplastic cells with enlarged nuclei and high nuclear-to-cytoplasmic volume ratios.
The traumatic and ulcerated neoplastic tissue had covered the globe completely (Fig.
A new addition to the series Demos Surgical Pathology Guides, Neoplastic Lesions of the Skin provides pathologists and dermatopathologists with an essential tool and quick reference for residents.
Besides the esophageal lymphoma, neoplastic lymphoid cells were observed in the adrenal glands, liver, kidneys, lung, proventriculus, and gizzard.