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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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Pipeline Products for Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN) - Overview 7
In the 15- to 19-year-old group, the annual incidence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 1 dropped from 3,468 cases per 100,000 individuals screened in 2007 to 1,591 in 2014, an annual percentage change (APC) of -9.
Changes in lipid peroxidation and antioxidant trace elements in serum of women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and invasive cancer.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN), complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Abnormal cervical cell growth--called cervical dysplasia or cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN)--develops before cervical cancer and can lead to cervical cancer.
Diagnosis and management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia.
In a study that assessed the inter-observer variability of colposcopic diagnosis according to the histological results, the presence of abnormal colposcopic findings showed a sensitivity for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia of 90.
The Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia Cohort Study (CINCS), funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute, sought to identify markers that differentiate between early and advanced cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN).
Those who were menstruating or with a suspicious looking cervix, a history of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN), Carcinoma of the Cervix, Ovary or Endometrium or pregnancy were excluded from the study.
We present a case report of secondary vaginal cancer after complete hysterectomy due to myoma that was complicated by low-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN I) and human papilloma virus (HPV) infection.

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