Definition of metaplastic in English:

metaplastic

Pronunciation /ˌmedəfəˈziSH(ə)n/ /ˌmɛdəfəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/

adjective

Physiology
  • Relating to or characterized by abnormal change in the nature of a tissue.

    ‘metaplastic breast carcinoma’
    • ‘metaplastic bone formation’