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cataplasia

[ kat-uh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌkæt əˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /
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noun Biology.
degeneration of a cell or tissue.
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Origin of cataplasia

OTHER WORDS FROM cataplasia

cat·a·plas·tic [kat-uh-plas-tik], /ˌkæt əˈplæs tɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cataplasia

cataplasia
/ (ˌkætəˈpleɪzɪə) /

noun
the degeneration of cells and tissues to a less highly developed form

Derived forms of cataplasia

cataplastic (ˌkætəˈplæstɪk), adjective
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