[hoh-mee-uh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
- the formation, as in healing, of new tissue that is similar to the existing tissue.
Origin of homeoplasia
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- The growth of new tissue having the same form and properties as normal tissue.
- The tissue formed in this manner.
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