fibroplasia

[ fahy-bruh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌfaɪ brəˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /

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 forms

fi·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 forms

fi′bro•plastic (-plăstĭk) adj.
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