heteroplasia


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heteroplasia

 [het″er-o-pla´zhah]
replacement of normal by abnormal tissues; malposition of normal cells. adj., adj heteroplas´�tic.
progressive osseous heteroplasia osteoma cutis.
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het·er·o·pla·si·a

(het'ĕr-ō-plā'zē-ă),
1. Development of cytologic and histologic elements that are not normal for the organ or part in question, as the growth of bone in a site where there is normally fibrous connective tissue.
2. Malposition of tissue or a part that is otherwise normal, as a ureter that develops at the lower pole of a kidney.
Synonym(s): alloplasia
[hetero- + G. plasis, a forming]
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het·er·o·pla·si·a

(het'ĕr-ō-plā'zē-ă)
1. Development of cytologic and histologic elements that are not normal for the organ or part in question (e.g., the growth of bone in a site where there is normally fibrous connective tissue).
2. Malposition of tissue or a part that is otherwise normal (e.g., a ureter that develops at the lower pole of a kidney).
[hetero- + G. plasis, a forming]
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