neoplasia

neoplasia

[nee-oh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
noun
1.
Pathology. tumor growth.
2.
the formation and growth of new tissue.

Origin:
1885–90; neo- + -plasia

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neoplasia ne·o·pla·sia (nē'ō-plā'zhə, -zhē-ə)
n.
The pathological process that results in the formation and growth of a neoplasm.

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