adj. replacing or repairing tissues (Surgical); extremely malignant (referring to tumors)

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  • anaplastic — ANAPLÁSTIC, Ă, anaplastici, ce, adj. Care este în legătură cu anaplastia. – Din fr. anaplastique. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  anaplástic adj. (sil. plas ) → plastic Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic… …   Dicționar Român

  • 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

  • anaplastic — adjective of or relating to anaplasia • Pertains to noun: ↑anaplasia • Derivationally related forms: ↑anaplasia * * * ˌanəˈplastik adjective Etymology: ana + plastic : characterized by, composed of, or being cells which have reverted to a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • anaplastic — 1. Relating to anaplasty. 2. Characterized by or pertaining to anaplasia. 3. Growing without form or structure. * * * an·a·plas·tic .an ə plas tik adj characterized by, composed of, or being cells which have reverted to a relatively… …   Medical dictionary

  • 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 — ana·plas·tic …   English syllables

  • anaplastic — /ænəˈplæstɪk/ (say anuh plastik) adjective 1. Surgery → plastic (def. 6). 2. Pathology a. (of cells) having reverted to a more primitive form. b. (of tumours) having a high degree of malignancy. {ana + …   Australian-English dictionary

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