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  • n. The presence of a tissue or organ in an abnormal place

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathol., the development of a form of tissue in a location where it does not normally occur; abnormality of tissue, as in tuberculosis.

Etymologies

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From hetero- + -plasia

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