Definición de aplasia en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /əˈpleɪzɪə/


[mass noun] Medicine
The failure of an organ or tissue to develop or to function normally.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • At the time of aplasia, the child with sickle cell disease is highly contagious.
  • Because this disease is virtually always fatal due to the profound bone marrow aplasia, management is not well defined and is rarely successful.
  • Transplants of stem cells from either the same person or another person are used to repopulate and regenerate the bone marrow, ‘rescuing’ the patient from aplasia.



Pronunciación: /əˈplastɪk/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Common problems in children include febrile events, acute chest syndrome, sequestration crisis, and aplastic episodes due to infection with parvovirus.
  • A team of 16 nursing staff deal with about 35 donor transplants a year for patients with different types of leukaemia, thalassaemia and aplastic anaemias who come from West, North and East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.
  • Also infection can produce severe anaemia and an aplastic crisis in people with sickle-cell anaemia or other abnormalities of haemoglobin.


Late 19th century: from a-1 'without' + Greek plasis 'formation'.

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Saltos de línea: apla|sia

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