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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
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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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Thus, we sought to establish a strong multidisciplinary group for anal cancer prevention and management of anal dysplasia in the Chicago metro area by reviewing results of anal cytology, anoscopy, anal biopsy, and early results of HR-HPV reflex testing for atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS).
AMC will fund a Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of VGX-3100 in adult men and women with human papillomavirus-related high-grade anal dysplasia or squamous intraepithelial lesions and HIV.
Systematic review of racial disparities in human papillomavirus-associated anal dysplasia and anal cancer among men who have sex with men.
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For primary prevention, the quadrivalent-HPV vaccine (Gardasil[R]) was 77.5% effective at preventing anal dysplasia among younger MSM with limited sexual exposure (Palefsky et al., 2011).
Most research on anal dysplasia and cancer in people with HIV has focused on MSM, but HIV-positive women also face a heightened risk of anal dysplasia.