anaplastic


anaplastic
adjective
of or relating to anaplasia
Pertains to noun: ↑anaplasia
Derivationally related forms: ↑anaplasia

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\\ˌanəˈplastik\ adjective
Etymology: ana- + -plastic
: characterized by, composed of, or being cells which have reverted to a relatively undifferentiated state

anaplastic carcinomas

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/an'euh plas"tik/, adj. Pathol.
1. (of cells) having reverted to a more primitive form.
2. of or pertaining to anaplasty.
[1875-80; < Gk anáplast(os) moldable, plastic (see ANA-, -PLAST) + -IC]

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anaplasˈtic adjective
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Main Entry:anaplasty

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anaplastic, a. Surg.
(ænəˈplɑːstɪk, -æ-)
[f. as next + -ic; cf. Fr. anaplastique.]
Of or pertaining to anaplasty.
in Syd. Soc. Lex.

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  • Anaplastic — An a*plas tic, a. Of or pertaining to anaplasty. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anaplastic — [an΄ə plas′tik] adj. [ ANA , backward + Gr plastikos: see PLASTIC] Med. characterized by a reversion to a more primitive, imperfectly developed form: said of cells, esp. when cancerous …   English World dictionary

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  • anaplastic — adjective see anaplasia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anaplastic — /an euh plas tik/, adj. Pathol. 1. (of cells) having reverted to a more primitive form. 2. of or pertaining to anaplasty. [1875 80; < Gk anáplast(os) moldable, plastic (see ANA , PLAST) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • anaplastic — adjective Of, or relating to, a tumor that shows little histogenetic differentiation. It implies that a tumor is high grade and likely to behave in an aggressive fashion. See Also: anaplasia, anaplasma, anaplasmataceae, anaplastology …   Wiktionary

  • anaplastic — adj. replacing or repairing tissues (Surgical); extremely malignant (referring to tumors) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anaplastic — ana·plas·tic …   English syllables

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