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neoplasia

 [ne″o-pla´zhah]
the formation of a neoplasm.
cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) dysplasia of the cervical epithelium, often premalignant, characterized by various degrees of hyperplasia, abnormal keratinization, and the presence of condylomata.
multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) a group of rare hereditary disorders of autonomous hyperfunction of more than one endocrine gland. In Type I (MEN I), called also Wermer's syndrome, there are tumors of the pituitary, parathyroid gland, and pancreatic islet cells in association with a high incidence of peptic ulcer. Type II (MEN II), called also Sipple's syndrome, is characterized by medullary carcinoma of the thyroid, pheochromocytoma, often bilateral and multiple, and parathyroid hyperplasia. Type III (MEN III), called also mucosal neuroma syndrome, resembles Type II except that parathyroid hyperplasia is rare, the mean survival time is shorter, and there may be neuromas and neurofibromas. All forms are transmitted as autosomal dominant traits.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ne·o·pla·si·a

(nē'ō-plā'zē-ă),
The pathologic process that results in the formation and growth of a neoplasm.
[neo- + G. plasis, a molding]
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neoplasia

(nē′ō-plā′zhə)
n.
1. Formation of new tissue.
2. Formation of a neoplasm or neoplasms.
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neoplasia

 Oncology Abnormal and uncontrolled cell growth. See Anal intraepithelial neoplasia, Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, Ductal intraepithelial neoplasia, Hereditary neoplasia, Hereditary preneoplasia, Papillary neoplasia, Prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia, Vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ne·o·pla·si·a

(nē'ō-plā'zē-ă)
The pathologic process that results in the formation and growth of a neoplasm.
[neo- + G. plasis, a molding]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

neoplasia

The process of tumour formation.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Neoplasia

Abnormal growth of cells, which may lead to a neoplasm, or tumor.
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Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

ne·o·pla·si·a

(nē'ō-plā'zē-ă)
The pathologic process that results in formation and growth of a neoplasm.
[neo- + G. plasis, a molding]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about neoplasia

Q. What is a brain tumor?

A. A brain tumour is any intracranial tumor normally either in the brain itself in the cranial nerves, in the brain envelopes, skull, pituitary and pineal gland, or spread from cancers primarily located in other organs (metastatic tumors). It is created by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division. Primary (true) brain tumors (which start in the brain) are commonly located in the posterior cranial fossa in children and in the anterior two-thirds of the cerebral hemispheres in adults, although they can affect any part of the brain.

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La aplicacion del sistema de estadios clinicos para neoplasias mamarias en caninos propuesto por Slatter (21) fue util al momento de clasificar las pacientes y facilito la relacion de las diferentes variables con los diagnosticos histopatologicos y la prediccion del comportamiento clinico de la enfermedad despues de la cirugia.
Foram selecionadas 45 cadelas de idades e racas variadas, diagnosticadas com neoplasia mamaria, atendidas no Hospital Veterinario da Universidade
La aplicacion de progestagenos en dosis que superan la secrecion ovarica de estrogenos produce hiperplasia mamaria y aumenta la incidencia de neoplasias mamarias benignas.
A TC de encefalo em caes e um metodo eficaz no diagnostico e localizacao de neoplasias intracranianas, seja para confirmar como orientar uma cirurgia ou biopsia, entretanto, e de extrema importancia a realizacao da serie com utilizacao de contraste IV para confirmacao e detalhamento da lesao.
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Neoplasias mamarias em cadelas: influencia hormonal e efeitos da ovario-histerectomia como terapia adjuvante.
Many studies have identified three preinvasive lesions of pancreatic cancer: pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PanIN), intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMN), and mucinous cystic neoplasms (MCN), among which pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia lesions are the most common and most well characterized.