Definition of dysplastic in English:

dysplastic

Syllabification: dys·plas·tic
Pronunciation: /disˈplastik
 
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adjective

  • 1Exhibiting dysplasia.
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    • 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.
  • 1.1(Of dogs) having malformed joints resulting from a genetic condition.
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    • Never breed a dysplastic dog, no matter how good a worker or how wonderful a pet he or she is.
    • The same sort of statistics would follow the enforced removal of all dysplastic dogs from breeding programs.
    • According to OFA statistics, 14.6% of all Border Collie hip X-rays submitted are dysplastic or borderline.
  • 1.2(Of moles) generally larger and with irregular and indistinct borders; often symptomatic of melanoma.
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    • Having more than 50 moles and/or moles larger than a pencil eraser in diameter, exhibiting dysplastic nevi or being born with moles also boosts risk.
    • It could be normal, it could be a dysplastic nevi (an abnormal mole that could develop into skin cancer) or it could be skin cancer.
    • The issue of whether one isolated, slightly atypical or dysplastic nevus is a clinical marker for an increased risk of melanoma is controversial.

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