retrogression


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retrogression

 [ret″ro-gresh´un]
degeneration; deterioration; regression; return to an earlier, less complex condition.

cat·a·pla·si·a

, cataplasis (kat'ă-plā'sē-ă, -plā'sis),
A degenerative change in cells or tissues that is the reverse of the constructive or developmental change; a return to an earlier or embryonic stage.
[cata- + G. plasis, a molding]

retrogression

A generic term for a biological process in which an organism, organ or tissue returns to an earlier or more primitive state. Specific forms include:
(1) Dedifferentiation, see there; 
(2) Regression, see there;  
(3) Retrograde metamorphosis, see there.

cat·a·pla·si·a

, cataplasis (kat'ă-plā'zē-ă, -plā'sis)
A degenerative change in cells or tissues that is the reverse of constructive or developmental change; a return to an earlier or embryonic stage.
Synonym(s): retrogression.
[cata- + G. plasis, a molding]
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