Definición de metaplasia en inglés:


Saltos de línea: meta|pla¦sia
Pronunciación: /ˌmɛtəˈpleɪzɪə


[mass noun] Physiology
  • Abnormal change in the nature of a tissue: intestinal metaplasia
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The remaining 9 cases showed the coexistence of antral-type metaplasia, intestinal metaplasia, and dysplasia in the same specimen.
    • The antral mucosa showed pancreatic acinar cell metaplasia and intestinal metaplasia.
    • The existence of gastric lymphoma and intestinal metaplasia was observed in the same or different tissue fragments in most endoscopic biopsies.



Pronunciación: /-ˈplastɪk/
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The differential diagnosis of breast tumors with abundant cartilaginous and osseous metaplasia includes metaplastic carcinoma.
  • Extensive squamous metaplasia was seen within many of the glands, and in several areas there was central necrosis of the metaplastic epithelium.
  • The biopsies demonstrated both metaplastic squamous and benign respiratory epithelium with acute inflammation and no evidence of malignancy.


late 19th century: modern Latin, from German Metaplase, based on Greek metaplassein 'mould into a new form'.

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