[ hoh-mee-uh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌhoʊ mi əˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /
the formation, as in healing, of new tissue that is similar to the existing tissue.
Related formsho·me·o·plas·tic [hoh-mee-uh-plas-tik] /ˌhoʊ mi əˈplæs tɪk/, adjective
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Medicine definitions for homeoplasia
[ hō′mē-ə-plā′zhə ]
The growth of new tissue having the same form and properties as normal tissue.
The tissue formed in this manner.
Related formsho′me•o•plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.
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