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Related to fibroplasia: retrolental fibroplasia, cicatrisation


The formation of fibrous tissue, as normally occurs in the healing of wounds.

fi′bro·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.
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(ˌfaɪ brəˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə)

the formation of new fibrous tissue.
fi`bro•plas′tic (-ˈplæs tɪk) adj.
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n. fibroplasia, producción de tejido fibroso tal como en la cicatrización de una herida.
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Los hallazgos histologicos hablan de una accion estimuladora de Ulmoplus[R] sobre el proceso de fibroplasia, tejido conectivo y sus componentes, coincidiendo con los resultados macroscopicos de las heridas.
(67,75) The possibility of a dysplastic nevus may also be considered, although classically these tend to show a more lentiginous growth pattern, with elongation of the rete ridges and fibroplasia of the papillary dermis.
(11) Pulmonary lesions included edema, fibroplasia, infiltrations, hemorrhage, periarteritis, endothelial swelling and vacuolation, lymphoid hyperplasia, congestion, and thrombosis.
Healing is a five step process that includes haemostasis and blood clotting, fibroplasia and neovascularization, granulation tissue formation, re-epithelialization and finally the formation of new extracellular matrix and tissue remodeling (1,2).
Egg-associated Unclear, possibly abnormal egg retention inflammation and and absorption; in some cases, may be fibroplasia due to infection with Mycobacteria.
Biopsy of skin nodules and subcutaneous tissue showed septal and lobular fibroplasia and lymphocytic infiltration within the lobular septa and around the skin appendages [Figure 1].
In the third phase, new tissue formation occurs through fibroplasia, angiogenesis, and re-epithelialization.
Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) was first described by Terry (1) in 1942 under the name retrolental fibroplasia. ROP occurs because the retinal vessels and neural retina of a preterm newborn are incompletely developed at birth and do not grow normally.
These changes included disarranged chondrocytes with degeneration or necrosis, ulcerations in the deep cartilage layer, and fibroplasia at the bottom of the ulcers (Figure 1a).
Silverman, "Oxygen therapy and retrolental fibroplasia.," American Journal of Public Health and the Nation's Health, vol.
Trindade, "Fibroplasia after polypropylene mesh implantation for abdominal wall hernia repair in rats," Acta Cirurgica Brasileira, vol.