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desmoplasia/des·mo·pla·sia/ (dez″mo-pla´zhah) the formation and development of fibrous tissue.desmoplas´tic
desmoplasiaA dense connective tissue reaction, usually to malignant epithelial tumours, which classically occurs in infiltrating lobular carcinoma of the breast, where the cells are compressed into single-cell cords (colloquially known as an “Indian filing” pattern).
desmoplasiaThe formation and proliferation of fibrous tissue, especially in tissues surrounding a CARCINOMA.
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