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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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In the current study, researchers report on a new class of drug-like molecules that exploit our increasingly nuanced understanding of another facet of apoptosis regulation to specifically target cell death in cancer cells--work which has the potential to further expand our armamentarium of drugs to fight neoplastic disease."
The psychological distress, fear, anxiety about the results of diagnostic tests, postoperative complications, the body image of the patient after surgery, changes in their body and generally in their quality of life, are issues that affect the psychology of a patient with neoplastic disease after surgery.
In the past decade, attention has turned to pepsin (a protein-digesting enzyme produced in the stomach), which can injure laryngeal/esophageal epithelium and produce inflammatory disorders and neoplastic disease. Pepsin remains active even in weak acid environments (up to pH 6.5).
Although musculoskeletal disorders may be associated with neoplastic disease, an unusual presentation of a malignancy may be a cause of the delayed diagnosis of disease.
Most of the patients with solitary duodenal RCC metastasis present with gastrointestinal bleeding with anemia or fatigue due to the invasion of intestinal vessels by the neoplastic disease and intestinal obstruction with early satiety, abdominal pain or jaundice.
Paraneoplastic syndromes include a variety of disorders that affect the neurologic, endocrine, mucocutaneous, hematologic, and other systems as a result of neoplastic disease. Although their presentations vary, syndromes occur when tumor antigens exhibit cross-reactivity to similar antigens expressed by these systems.
The study concludes, "Given these factors, cases of neoplastic disease are rare in prehistoric human populations.
It more frequently represents late complication of longstanding neoplastic disease, but in 10-15% of patients may be the first-ever manifestation of otherwise occult cancer [1].
A systematic review of 55 studies that included 45 validating prospective studies (total 2579 patients, of whom 919 had inflammatory, liver, or neoplastic disease) found that a low serum ferritin level was the most sensitive and specific initial test to diagnose IDA, even in the presence of inflammation.