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  • adj. Relating to or exhibiting dysplasia

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or evidencing dysplasia


From dysplas(is)- (see dysplasia) + -tic (a formative ending in Greek used for forming adjectives) (Wiktionary)


  • Some melanomas — a more serious form of skin cancer that kills 8,700 Americans a year — also begin as precancerous moles, called dysplastic nevi, Rigel says.

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  • This showed the first stage of colon cancer, called a dysplastic crypt.


  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, which are associated with developing melanoma, include a strong family history of melanoma, a personal history of other types of skin cancer, and the existence of atypical moles known as dysplastic nevi.

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  • Another type of skin mole is called dysplastic nevi, is usually larger than the average, and has an irregularly shaped appearance to them.

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  • Of the dogs the OFA scored as "dysplastic," all had hip laxity above the - latest science and technology news stories

  • Neonatal blue-light phototherapy could increase the risk of dysplastic nevus development.

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  • Kiddoo D, Bellah RD, Carr MC: Cross-fused ectopic multicystic dysplastic kidney with associated hydrocele.

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  • Researchers, led by Ohio State University, were able to show that freeze-dried strawberries slowed the growth of dysplastic, or precancerous, lesions in about 30 people who consumed the fruit for six months.

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  • I had a similar situation recently with a new spot on the other side of my nose - we decided to take it off anyway, and it was indeed dysplastic and so we then froze the spot.

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  • There are benign melanocytic nevi or normal moles, and dysplastic nevi, which have abnormal growth patterns.

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