homeoplasia

[ hoh-mee-uh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌhoʊ mi əˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /

noun Medicine/Medical.

the formation, as in healing, of new tissue that is similar to the existing tissue.

QUIZZES

LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!

Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?

Origin of homeoplasia

OTHER WORDS FROM homeoplasia

ho·me·o·plas·tic [hoh-mee-uh-plas-tik], /ˌhoʊ mi əˈplæs tɪk/, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Medical definitions for homeoplasia

homeoplasia
[ hō′mē-ə-plāzhə ]

n.

The growth of new tissue having the same form and properties as normal tissue.
The tissue formed in this manner.

Other words from homeoplasia

ho′me•o•plastic (-plăstĭk) adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.