[hoh-mee-uh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]

Origin of homeoplasia

Related formsho·me·o·plas·tic [hoh-mee-uh-plas-tik] /ˌhoʊ mi əˈplæs tɪk/, adjective
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homeoplasia in Medicine


  1. The growth of new tissue having the same form and properties as normal tissue.
  2. The tissue formed in this manner.
Related formsho′me•o•plastic (-plăstĭk) adj.
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