Definition of anaplasia in English:

anaplasia

noun

mass nounMedicine
  • The loss of the mature or specialized features of a cell or tissue, as in malignant tumours.

    ‘transitional cell carcinomas are graded 1 to 3 or 4 according to the degree of anaplasia’

Origin

Early 20th century from ana- + Greek plasis ‘formation’.

Pronunciation

anaplasia

/anəˈpleɪzɪə/