proplasia

pro·pla·si·a

(prō-plā'zē-ă),
That state of cell or tissue in which activity is increased above that of euplasia, that is, characterized by stimulation, repair, or regeneration.
[pro- + G. plassō, to form]

proplasia

An obsolete, nonspecific term that formerly dignified the state of heightened reactivity that occurs in a cell or tissue following injury.
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So, this suggests only proplasia and hypertrophy of the palatal surface epithelial cells, which are found to be the initial responses to the heat and smoke.