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met·a·plas·tic

(met'ă-plas'tik),
Pertaining to metaplasia or metaplasis.

met·a·plas·tic

(met'ă-plas'tik)
Pertaining to metaplasia or metaplasis.

metaplasia

(met?a-pla'zh(e-)a) [ meta- + -plasia]
Conversion of one kind of tissue into a form that is not normal for that tissue. metaplastic (-plas'tik), adjective

myeloid metaplasia

Extramedullary hematopoiesis.

metaplastic

characteristic of metaplasia.
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Today, more recent explanations for the origin of the bone tissue attribute the ossification to a metaplastic process.
Moreover, in the exposed subjects we found a distinct increase in metaplastic squamous cells, partly associated with dysplasia, and in dysplastic columnar cells (Figure 1).
It has other variants like xanthogranulomatous types, Granulomatous cystitis, metaplastic changes and malakoplakia (23) are also noted.
Diminished number or complete loss of myoepithelialcellassociatedwith metaplastic andneoplastic apocrine lesions of the breast.
Although pathogenesis and cell of origin of metaplastic breast cancer (MpBC) is still not completely clear, it has been claimed to be of myoepithelial origin.
The histogenesis of tumor is unclear; it can arise from epidermoid cyst of breast, chronic abscesses or from metaplastic breast parenchyma4.
An adequate smear was defined as one containing squamous cells, endocervical cells, and any metaplastic cells representative of the transformation zone, Dr.
These include adequacy of sampling from the transformation zone as indicated by the presence of columnar or metaplastic cells, thickness of smear, and number of cells.
Basil Morson from London, United Kingdom, perhaps the best known and revered gastrointestinal pathologist of the mid to late twentieth century, used the term metaplastic polyp in 1962 for what we now call hyperplastic polyps in order to distinguish them from true adenomatous proliferations.
The hypertrophied ductal openings of minor salivary glands act as portal of entry for tobacco smoke and the pseudostratified columnar epithelial lining of ducts is found to undergo squamous metaplasia in response to chronic irritation caused by heat and chemicals released during reverse smoking and this metaplastic squamous epithelium has got high malignant potential and may be responsible for malignancy in this component.
Besides, 85 (85%) cases were of Infiltrating ductal carcinomas (IDC) NOS, (not otherwise specified); 06 (6%) were Infiltrating lobular carcinoma (ILC); 3 (3%) were Metaplastic carcinoma (MC) and 2 (2%) were found to be Tubulolobular.