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aplastic

 [a-plas´tik]
pertaining to or characterized by aplasia; having no tendency to develop into new tissue.
aplastic anemia any form of anemia caused by bone marrow failure or aplasia of the marrow. This may be due to chemical factors such as drugs, to physical factors such as radiation, to infection by a virus, or to idiopathic congenital defects of the stem cells of the bone marrow. It is characterized by a reduction or depletion of hemopoietic precursor cells with decreased production of leukocytes, erythrocytes, and platelets, resulting in peripheral blood pancytopenia.
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·plas·tic

(ā-plas'tik, ă-),
Pertaining to aplasia, or conditions characterized by defective regeneration, as in aplastic anemia.
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aplastic

(ā-plăs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Lacking form.
2. Medicine
a. Unable to form or regenerate tissue.
b. Of or characterized by aplasia.
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aplastic

adjective Referring to an absence of cell or tissue growth.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·plas·tic

(ā-plas'tik)
Pertaining to aplasia, or conditions characterized by defective regeneration, as in aplastic anemia.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

aplastic

Unable to form new cells or tissue.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Aplastic

Exhibiting incomplete or faulty development.
Mentioned in: Anemias
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·plas·tic

(ā-plas'tik)
Pertaining to aplasia, or conditions characterized by defective regeneration, as in aplastic anemia.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The spontaneous recovery of aplastic anemia is seen extremely rare and disease mostly presents fatal if untreated.
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