homeoplasia

homeoplasia
homeoplastic /hoh'mee euh plas"tik/, adj.
/hoh'mee euh play"zheuh, -zhee euh, -zee euh/, n. Med.
the formation, as in healing, of new tissue that is similar to the existing tissue.
[HOMEO- + -PLASIA]

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  • homeoplasia — The formation of new tissue of the same character as that already existing in the part. SYN: homoioplasia. [homeo + G. plasis, a molding] * * * ho·meo·pla·sia or Brit ho·moeo·pla·sia .hō mē ō plāzh(ē )ə n a growth of tissue similar to normal… …   Medical dictionary

  • homeoplasia — n. formation of new tissue similar to existing tissue (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • homeoplasia — ho·meo·pla·sia …   English syllables

  • homeoplasia — ˌ ̷ ̷mēōˈplāzh(ē)ə noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from home + plasia : a growth of tissue similar to normal tissue * * * homeoplastic /hoh mee euh plas tik/, adj. /hoh mee euh play zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh/, n. Med. the formation, as in heal …   Useful english dictionary

  • homeoplastic — Relating to or characterized by homeoplasia. * * * ho·meo·plas·tic (ho″me o plasґtik) 1. resembling in structure the adjacent parts. 2. pertaining to, characterized by, or stimulating homeoplasia …   Medical dictionary

  • homoioplasia — SYN: homeoplasia …   Medical dictionary

  • homoeologous — ho·moe·ol·og·ous .hō mē äl ə gəs, .häm ē adj of similar genetic constitution used of chromosomes believed to have been completely homologous in an ancestral form ho·moeo·logue or ho·moeo·log hō mē ə .lȯg, häm ē , .läg n Each boldface word in the …   Medical dictionary

  • ομοιοπλασία — η η ομοιοπλαστική. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. homeoplasia < ομοι(ο) * + πλασία (< πλάσις < πλάσσω)] …   Dictionary of Greek

  • homeoplastic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|plastik adjective Etymology: home + plastic : formed by or related to homeoplasia …   Useful english dictionary

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