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neoplasia

[ nee-oh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌni oʊˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /
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noun

Pathology. tumor growth.
the formation and growth of new tissue.

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Origin of neoplasia

First recorded in 1885–90; neo- + -plasia
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Medical definitions for neoplasia

neoplasia
[ nē′ō-plāzhə ]

n.

The pathological process that results in the formation and growth of a neoplasm.
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