metaplastic
adjective see metaplasia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • metaplastic — adjective of, relating to, or produced by metaplasia …   Wiktionary

  • metaplastic — Pertaining to metaplasia or metaplasis. * * * meta·plas·tic plas tik adj relating to or produced by metaplasia * * * meta·plas·tic (met″ə plasґtik) pertaining to or characterized by metaplasia. 2. formed by or of the nature of… …   Medical dictionary

  • metaplàstic — me|ta|plàs|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • metaplastic — metÉ™ plæstɪk adj. of tissue transformation, of or pertaining to metaplasia (Physiology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • metaplastic — meta·plastic …   English syllables

  • metaplastic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: meta + plastic 1. : relating to or produced by metaplasia 2. : of or relating to metaplasm …   Useful english dictionary

  • Metaplastic carcinoma — is a general term used to describe cancer that begins in cells that have changed into another cell type (for example, a squamous cell of the esophagus changing to resemble a cell of the stomach). In some cases, metaplastic changes alone may mean… …   Wikipedia

  • metaplastic carcinoma — A general term used to describe cancer that begins in cells that have changed into another cell type (for example, a squamous cell of the esophagus changing to resemble a cell of the stomach). In some cases, metaplastic changes alone may mean… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • metaplastic anaemia — noun pernicious anemia in which the various formed elements in the blood are changed • Syn: ↑metaplastic anemia • Hypernyms: ↑pernicious anemia, ↑pernicious anaemia, ↑malignant anemia, ↑malignant anaemia …   Useful english dictionary

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