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An abnormal new growth of tissue in animals or plants; a tumor.

ne′o·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.neoplastic - of or related to or having the properties of a neoplasm; "neoplastic cells"


a. neoplástico-a, rel. a un neoplasma.


adj neoplásico
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10] So this study has been taken up to find incidence of nonneoplastic and neoplastic lesions and to assess the prognosis considering the microscopic features.
After diagnosis, the cases were divided into seven groups, viz, eczema-dermatitis, papulosquamous disorders, infectious disorders, blistering disorders, neoplastic lesions, degenerative diseases and miscellaneous lesions.
Background/Aims: Distinguishing between neoplastic and nonneoplastic gallbladder polyps (GBPs) in the preoperative workup is of great importance for appropriate treatment.
Histological spectrum of non-neoplastic and neoplastic lesions is broad and it varies among extremes of age groups.
In cross sections, besides mature lymphoid cells displaying T-cell phenotype, a neoplastic formation composed of large, pleomorphic atypical lymphoid cells with, prominent nucleoli, vesicular nuclei and abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm displaying B- cell phenotype were observed.
Only 1% of adults with asymptomatic neoplastic pancreatic cysts developed invasive pancreatic adenocarcinoma after more than 5 years of follow-up, according to a multicenter retrospective study.
1) The thyroid gland can also be a site of neoplastic cellular invasion by lymphosarcoma.
Conclusion: This study shows that non neoplastic lesions are more common in thyroid biopsy specimens as compared to neoplastic ones.
Imaging of the submandibular glands can provide vital information about malignant neoplastic processes.
CD 10, a surface glycoprotein, depicts the proliferation potential, differentiation and prognosis of neoplastic cells.
1) In the past, splenectomy was usually performed for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes, and a characteristic sinusoidal distribution of neoplastic T cells could be readily identified on immunohistochemically stained tissue sections.