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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.
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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
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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.
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dys·pla·sia

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

dysplastic adjective
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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
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Translations
dysplasie

dys·pla·si·a

n. displasia, cambio o desarrollo anormal de los tejidos.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

dysplasia

n displasia, desorden f de crecimiento en un tejido
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References in periodicals archive ?
(5) Genetically, this is different for other common dysplasias of bone like milder hypochondroplasia to more lethal thanatophoric dysplasia, in which the genetic locus is on the short arm of chromosome 4, fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 gene.
In one particularly difficult case, doctors wished to discontinue treatment for a baby born with thanatophoric dysplasia, which is a uniformly fatal condition.