cataplasia


cataplasia
n. [Gr. kata, down; plastos, to spread over]
Regressive change or decline; reversion to a more primitive character.

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  • cataplasia — cataplastic /kat euh plas tik/, adj. /kat euh play zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh/, n. Biol. degeneration of a cell or tissue. [CATA + PLASIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • cataplasia — cat·a·pla·sia .kat ə plā zh(ē )ə n reversion of cells or tissues to a more embryonic condition cat·a·plas·tic plas tik adj * * * n. degeneration of tissues to an earlier developmental form …   Medical dictionary

  • cataplasia — n. decay of a cell, decay of a tissue (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cataplasia — cata·pla·sia …   English syllables

  • cataplasia — n. degeneration of tissues to an earlier developmental form …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cataplasia — noun (biology) degenerative reversion of cells or tissue to a less differentiated or more primitive form • Derivationally related forms: ↑cataplastic • Topics: ↑biology, ↑biological science • Hypernyms: ↑degeneration, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Катаплазия (Cataplasia) — дегенеративные изменения тканей, ведущие к более ранней стадии их развития. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины


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