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1. Formation of new tissue.
2. Formation of a neoplasm or neoplasms.


(Medicine) an abnormal growth of tissue, the development of a neoplasm, or the process that results in the production of a neoplasm or tumour


(ˌni oʊˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə)

the formation and growth of neoplasms.


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


n. neoplasia, formación de neoplasmas.


n neoplasia (proceso)
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