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neoplasia

[nee-oh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
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noun
  1. Pathology. tumor growth.
  2. 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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Word Origin and History for neoplasia

n.

1868, from neo- + -plasia.

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neoplasia in Medicine

neoplasia

(nē′ō-plāzhə)
n.
  1. The pathological process that results in the formation and growth of a neoplasm.
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