prosoplasia

prosoplasia

 [pros″o-pla´zhah]
1. abnormal differentiation of tissue.
2. development into a higher state of organization or function.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pros·o·pla·si·a

(pros'ō-plā'zē-ă),
Progressive transformation, such as the change of cells of the salivary ducts into secreting cells. See: cytomorphosis.
[G. prosō, forward, + plasis, a molding]
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prosoplasia

An older term for:
(1) Abnormal tissue differentiation; e.g., dysgenesis;
(2) Development of a structure (cell, tissue or organ) or function; morphogenesis.
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pros·o·pla·si·a

(pros'ō-plā'zē-ă)
Progressive transformation, such as the change of cells of the salivary ducts into secreting cells.
See also: cytomorphosis
[G. prosō, forward, + plasis, a molding]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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