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Defective development resulting in the absence of all or part of an organ or tissue.


(Pathology) pathol congenital absence or abnormal development of an organ or part
[C19: New Latin, from a-1 + -plasia, from Greek plassein to form]
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Noun1.aplasia - failure of some tissue or organ to develop
dysplasia - abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth


n. aplasia, falta de desarrollo normal en un órgano.
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A practical approach to the evaluation and treatment of an infant with aplasia cutis congenita.
DISCUSSION: Aplasia cutis congenita (ACC), congenital absence of skin, is an uncommon anomaly, presented at birth.
KEY WORDS: Adams-Oliver syndrome, Transverse limb deficiency, Aplasia cutis congenita, Scalp defect, Symbrachydactyly, Anonychia, Pakistani subject.
Aplasia cutis congenita is "rarely on the trunk or extremities, though this can happen anywhere," he said.
Adams-Oliver syndrome, aplasia cutis congenita, cutis marmorata telangiectatica, limb reduction defects.
Aplasia cutis congenita is the absence of the skin at birth that presents with an erosion or deep ulceration to a scar or a defect that is covered with an epidermal membrane.