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anaplastic

[an-uh-plas-tik] /ˌæn əˈplæs tɪk/
adjective, Pathology
1.
(of cells) having reverted to a more primitive form.
2.
of or pertaining to anaplasty.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Greek anáplast(os) moldable, plastic (see ana-, -plast) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for anaplastic

anaplastic

/ˌænəˈplæstɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to anaplasia
2.
relating to plastic surgery
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anaplastic in Medicine

anaplastic an·a·plas·tic (ān'ə-plās'tĭk)
adj.

  1. Relating to the surgical restoration of a lost or absent part.

  2. Of, relating to, or characterized by cells that have become less differentiated.

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