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dys·pla·sia

 (dĭs-plā′zhə)
n.
Abnormal development or growth of tissues, organs, or cells.

dys·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.

dysplasia

(dɪsˈpleɪzɪə)
n
(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

dys•pla•sia

(dɪsˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə)

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

dys·pla·sia

(dĭs-plā′zhə)
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
Translations
dysplasie

dys·pla·si·a

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

dysplasia

n displasia, desorden f de crecimiento en un tejido
References in periodicals archive ?
Arthroscopy can be used to repair tears in the labrum that result from minimal dysplasia, but generally is not recommended for more severe dyplasia, since the procedure doesn't correct the underlying bone deformity.
Cleidocranial dyplasia (CCD) is a rare skeletal disorder caused by a defect in the CBFA1 gene on chromosome 6p21.
Dyplasia as a predictive marker for invasive carcinoma in Barrett's esophagus: a follow-up study based on 138 cases from a diagnostic variability study.