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1. Formation of new tissue.
2. Formation of a neoplasm or neoplasms.
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(Medicine) an abnormal growth of tissue, the development of a neoplasm, or the process that results in the production of a neoplasm or tumour
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(ˌni oʊˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə)

the formation and growth of neoplasms.
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the abnormal proliferation of benign or malignant cells. — neoplastic, adj.
See also: Cancer
the growth or formation of a neoplasm. — neoplastic, adj.
See also: Growth
the growth or formation of aneoplasm. — neoplastic, adj.
See also: Body, Human
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Noun1.neoplasia - the pathological process that results in the formation and growth of a tumor
pathologic process, pathological process - an organic process occurring as a consequence of disease
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n. neoplasia, formación de neoplasmas.
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n neoplasia (proceso)
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With respect to pathological diagnoses, 149, 67, 8, 25, and 0 lesions were diagnosed as chronic gastritis, intestinal metaplasia, low-grade intraepithelial neoplasia, high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia/early gastric cancer, and multiple types of cancer, respectively.
Vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia: historical aspects and current status.
For patients with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia stage I lesions, hysterectomy is not appropriate, as these patients have an extremely low risk for the development of cervical cancer, and the risks and costs of hysterectomy are not justified in such a population.
Therefore, the aim of this study was to assess and compare the expression of mucin 1, 4 and 5AC between the various degree of pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia constituting the precursor lesions of pancreatic cancer and the normal pancreatic ducts.
In the study, we evaluated that passive smoking is also associated with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) II and CIN III.
Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN) - Therapeutics under Development by Companies 8
Lugol staining might be feasible for detection of this lesion.[sup][1],[2] Magnifying NBI endoscopy of basal-layer-type SCC showed severe morphological changes and high-density IPCLs, similar to high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia and early mucosal SCC.[sup][3]
The PICOS items were identified (see Appendix 1 in Supplementary Material available online at in this study as follows: P, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 1 (CIN1); I, HPV positivity; C, HPV negative; O, the relative risk (RR) of progression, persistence, and regression of CIN1 in HPV-positive and HPV-negative patients being compared; S, retrospective studies and prospective studies.
In contrast, the rate of progression from anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN)-2 or AIN-3 to anal cancer in HIV-infected homosexual men is estimated at only 1 in 400-600 per year, probably because regression of anal lesions is quite common.
In the 15- to 19-year-old group, the annual incidence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 1 dropped from 3,468 cases per 100,000 individuals screened in 2007 to 1,591 in 2014, an annual percentage change (APC) of -9.0.
(Changes in lipid peroxidation and antioxidant trace elements in serum of women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and invasive cancer.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN), complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.

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