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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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The most common and the best defined in the literature precursor lesion leading to pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PanIN).
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La neoplasia se define como <<crecimiento nuevo>> y corresponde a un proceso patologico caracterizado por una masa de tejido que crece de manera anormal (Trigo y Valero, 2004; Mitchell et al, 2007) por proliferacion celular excesiva, indefinida e independiente de los mecanismos de control inhibitorios normales (Cruz, 1997).
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It covers human papillomavirus (HPV) carcinogenesis and the natural history of cervical cancer, primary prevention through HPV vaccination, pap smear screenings, the practical aspects of smear taking, the management of abnormal pap smears, the approach to population-based screening, visual screening tests, the role of HPV detection in cervical cancer screening, the basics of colposcopy, the detection of cervical neoplasia through a colposcope, problems in colposcopy, and the management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, including ablative methods for treatment and excisional therapy.