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fibroplasia

[fahy-bruh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌfaɪ brəˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
the formation of fibrous tissue.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; < Neo-Latin; see fibro-, -plasia
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fibroplastic
[fahy-bruh-plas-tik] /ˌfaɪ brəˈplæs tɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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fibroplastic in Medicine

fibroplasia fi·bro·pla·sia (fī'brə-plā'zhə, -zhē-ə)
n.
The formation of fibrous tissue, as normally occurs in the healing of wounds.


fi'bro·plas'tic (-plās'tĭk) adj.
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