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Definition 1: abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth - [noun denoting state]

(dysplasia is a kind of ...) an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies

(... is a kind of dysplasia ) failure of some tissue or organ to develop

(... is a kind of dysplasia ) a disturbance in which bone that is undergoing lysis is replaced by an abnormal proliferation of fibrous tissue resulting in bone lesions or skin lesions

(... is a kind of dysplasia ) abnormal enlargement of a body part or organ

(... is a kind of dysplasia ) abnormal increase in number of cells

(... is a kind of dysplasia ) underdevelopment of an organ because of a decrease in the number of cells

(... is a kind of dysplasia ) loss of structural differentiation within a cell or group of cells often with increased capacity for multiplication, as in a malignant tumor

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