Definition of neoplasia in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌnēōˈplāZH(ē)ə/


The formation or presence of a new, abnormal growth of tissue.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: ne·o·pla·sia

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