fibroplasia

[fahy-bruh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]

noun Medicine/Medical.

the formation of fibrous tissue.

Origin of fibroplasia

From New Latin, dating back to 1925–30; see origin at fibro-, -plasia
Related formsfi·bro·plas·tic [fahy-bruh-plas-tik] /ˌfaɪ brəˈplæs tɪk/, adjective
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Medicine definitions for fibroplasia

fibroplasia

[fī′brə-plāzhə]

n.

The formation of fibrous tissue, as normally occurs in the healing of wounds.
Related formsfi′bro•plastic (-plăstĭk) adj.
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