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hy·per·pla·sia

 (hī′pər-plā′zhə)
n.
An abnormal increase in the number of cells in a tissue or organ, with consequent enlargement of the part or organ.

hy′per·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.
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hyperplasia

(ˌhaɪpəˈplæzɪə)
n
(Pathology) enlargement of a bodily organ or part resulting from an increase in the total number of cells. Compare hypertrophy
hyperplastic adj
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hy•per•pla•sia

(ˌhaɪ pərˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə)

n.
1. abnormal multiplication of cells.
2. enlargement of a part due to an abnormal numerical increase of its cells.
[1860–65]
hy`per•plas′tic (-ˈplæs tɪk) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyperplasia - abnormal increase in number of cells
dysplasia - abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth
benign prostatic hyperplasia, BPH - enlarged prostate; appears to be part of the natural aging process
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Translations

hy·per·pla·si·a

n. hiperplasia, proliferación excesiva de células normales en un tejido.
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hyperplasia

n hiperplasia; benign prostatic— hiperplasia prostática benigna; congenital adrenal — hiperplasia suprarrenal congénita
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Thickening of the granular layer and marked psoriasiform hyperplasia of the epidermis were observed.
The histological findings of skin biopsy are frequently non-characteristic thinning of the granular layer and stratum corneum, psoriasiform hyperplasia and less common compact parakeratosis with large nuclei, subcorneum or intracorneum splitting, presence of clear cells in the upper epidermis or stratum corneum, dyskeratosis, dermal infiltrate with neutrophils and/or eosinophils and dilated blood vessels in the superficial dermis (6).
The lesion is composed of squamous epithelium which usually present with acanthotic psoriasiform hyperplasia in the epithelium and is sharply demarcated from the lateral border [Figure 3].