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Reversion of cells to an immature or a less differentiated form, as occurs in most malignant tumors.
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(Biology) reversion of plant or animal cells to a simpler less differentiated form
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an•a•pla•sia(ˌæn əˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə)
the loss of structural differentiation within a cell or group of cells.
an`a•plas′tic (-ˈplæs tɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||anaplasia - loss of structural differentiation within a cell or group of cells often with increased capacity for multiplication, as in a malignant tumor|
dysplasia - abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth
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n. anaplasia, falta de diferenciación en las células.
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