proplasia

pro·pla·si·a

(prō-plā'zē-ă),
That state of cell or tissue in which activity is increased above that of euplasia, that is, characterized by stimulation, repair, or regeneration.
[pro- + G. plassō, to form]
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proplasia

An obsolete, nonspecific term that formerly dignified the state of heightened reactivity that occurs in a cell or tissue following injury.
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So, this suggests only proplasia and hypertrophy of the palatal surface epithelial cells, which are found to be the initial responses to the heat and smoke.189 Thus, it differs from cases II and III found to be precancerous, where there is decrease in mean CD, increase in mean ND and increase in mean N:C compared to control I.