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anaplastic

 [an″ah-plas´tik]
characterized by anaplasia.
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un·dif·fer·en·ti·at·ed

(ŭn'dif-ĕr-en'shē-āt'ĕd),
Not differentiated; for example, primordial, embryonic, immature, or having no special structure or function.
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undifferentiated

(ŭn-dĭf′ə-rĕn′shē-ā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Not displaying variations or differences: undifferentiated residential developments.
2. Biology Not specialized in form or function: undifferentiated cells.
3. Mathematics Not having been subjected to the process of differentiation.
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un·dif·fer·en·ti·at·ed

(ŭn'dif-ĕr-en'shē-ā-tĕd)
Not differentiated, e.g., primordial, embryonic, immature, or having no special structure or function.
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