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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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Tumors of central nervous system have unique characteristics that set them apart from neoplastic processes elsewhere in the body.
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FDG PET that allows assessment of glucose consumption, which typically is increased in neoplastic processes.
Primary lesions can be derived from follicular, C-cell (parafollicular), or mesenchymal components and may be the result of reactive or neoplastic processes, including post-fine-needle aspiration spindle cell nodules,1 Riedel thyroiditis, solitary fibrous tumour,2 leiomyoma, peripheral nerve sheath tumour, hyalinizing trabecular tumour, spindle epithelial tumour with thymus-like differentiation, follicular dendritic cell tumour, medullary carcinoma,3 papillary carcinoma, anaplastic carcinoma,4 sarcoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and carcinoma showing thymus-like differentiation.