retroplasia


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retroplasia

 [ret″ro-pla´zhah]
retrograde metaplasia; degeneration of a tissue or cell into a more primitive type.

ret·ro·pla·si·a

(ret'rō-plā'zē-ă),
That state of cell or tissue in which activity is decreased below that considered normal; associated with retrogressive changes (for example, injury, degeneration, death, necrosis).
[retro- + G. plasis, a molding]

retroplasia

/ret·ro·pla·sia/ (-pla´zhah) retrograde metaplasia; degeneration of a tissue or cell into a more primitive type.

ret·ro·pla·si·a

(ret'rō-plā'zē-ă)
That state of cell or tissue in which activity is decreased below that considered normal; associated with retrogressive changes (e.g., injury, degeneration, death, necrosis).
[retro- + G. plasis, a molding]

retroplasia

retrograde metaplasia; degeneration of a tissue or cell into a more primitive type.