Definición de dysplasia en inglés:


Saltos de línea: dys|pla¦sia
Pronunciación: /dɪsˈpleɪzɪə


[mass noun] Medicine
  • The enlargement of an organ or tissue by the proliferation of cells of an abnormal type, as a developmental disorder or an early stage in the development of cancer.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • A biopsy can also identify rare cases when cells have progressed from dysplasia into cancer.
    • There was a mild patchy proliferation of duct epithelial cells, but no dysplasia.
    • Although it is not a foregone conclusion that patients with dysplasia will develop cancer, dysplasia remains the best indicator of cancer risk.



Pronunciación: /-ˈplastɪk/
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • These dysplastic adenomas are precancerous. and are classified as villous, tubulovillous, and tubular.
  • This has led many centres to establish surveillance programmes to identify dysplastic changes or early adenocarcinomas.
  • Intestinal metaplasia or atrophy were present in only 10% of biopsies from patients with gastritis, and dysplastic glands were not identified.


1930s: from dys- 'bad' + Greek plasis 'formation'.

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