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anaplastic

 [an″ah-plas´tik]
characterized by anaplasia.

an·a·plas·tic

(an'ă-plas'tik),
1. Relating to anaplasty.
2. Characterized by or pertaining to anaplasia.
3. Growing without form or structure.

anaplastic

(ăn′ə-plăs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Medicine Relating to the surgical restoration of a lost or absent part.
2. Of or characterized by cells that have become less differentiated.

anaplastic

adjective Referring to anaplasia, see there.

an·a·plas·tic

(an'ă-plas'tik)
1. Relating to anaplasty.
2. Characterized by or pertaining to anaplasia.
3. Growing without form or structure, as in loss of cellular differentiation in association with malignancies.

undifferentiated

; anaplastic tissue characterized by loss of specialist structure/function

anaplastic

1. restoring a lost or absent part.
2. characterized by anaplasia.
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