anaplastic

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Etymology[edit]

anaplasty +‎ -ic

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Adjective[edit]

anaplastic (not comparable)

  1. (oncology) 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.
  2. (surgery) Of or relating to plastic surgery.

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