Definition of neoplasia in English:


Syllabification: ne·o·pla·sia
Pronunciation: /ˌnēōˈplāZHə


  • The formation or presence of a new, abnormal growth of tissue.
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    • A preponderance of evidence suggests a causal link between HPV infection and cervical neoplasia.
    • There are pathological examples of cardiovascular disease and neoplasia.
    • There was no evidence of inflammation, infection, or metastatic neoplasia in the patients dura.

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