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aplasia

 [ah-pla´zhah]
defective development or complete absence of an organ due to failure of development of the embryonic tissues or cells. 2. a hematologic disorder in which the normal progression of cell generation and development does not occur.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·pla·si·a

(ā-plā'zē-ă),
1. Defective development or congenital absence of an organ or tissue.
2. In hematology, incomplete, retarded, or defective development, or cessation of the usual regenerative process.
[G. a- priv. + plasis, a molding]
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aplasia

(ə-plā′zhə)
n.
Defective development resulting in the absence of all or part of an organ or tissue.
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aplasia

Absence of tissue or organ development.
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aplasia

Absence of tissue or organ development. See Pure red cell aplasia, Pure white cell aplasia. Cf Atrophy, Hypoplasia.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

a·pla·si·a

(ă-plā'zē-ă)
1. Defective development or congenital absence of an organ or tissue.
2. hematology Incomplete, retarded, or defective development, or cessation of the usual regenerative process.
[G. a- priv. + plasis, a molding]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

aplasia

Failure of the development of an organ or tissue or its congenital absence.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

aplasia

the failure of all or part of a tissue or organ to develop.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

a·pla·si·a

(ă-plā'zē-ă)
Defective development or congenital absence of an organ or tissue.
[G. a- priv. + plasis, a molding]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012