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Definition of the noun aplasia

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noun - plural: aplasias

  1. failure of some tissue or organ to develop
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: dysplasia = abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth

Alternative definition of the noun aplasia


  1. [pathology] A condition marked by the incomplete development, or absence, of an organ or tissue.

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Google previewPediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (2012)

by Creig S. Hoyt, David Taylor

Optic nerve aplasia is a rare non-hereditary malformation usually seen in a unilaterally malformed eye of an otherwise healthy person.156 Optic nerve aplasia is the complete absence of the optic nerve and disk, retinal ganglion and nerve ...

Google previewMale Reproductive Function (2007)

by Christina Wang

Germinal aplasia is a syndrome with ...

Google previewPediatric Audiology (2008)

Diagnosis, Technology, and Management by Carol Ann Flexer

Scheibe aplasia is a common inner ear abnormality in which there is failure of the organ of Corti to fully develop, collapse of the...

Google previewTextbook of Pathology (2004)

by V. Krishna

Aplasia: Aplasia is the failure of any organ to develop from its primordium; hence, aplasia is different from atresia because the latter is characterized by lack of both the primordium and the derivative organ. Some authors have used the terms ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Review of the NAVLE (2009)

by Patricia Schenck

Pure erythrocyte aplasia is a significant reduction in erythroid stem cells, with no effect on granulocytic or megakaryocytic lines II. Polycythemia A. Relative polycythemia 1. Usually due to dehydration or hemoconcentration. Splenic contraction ...

Google previewHead and Neck Imaging: Case Review Series E-Book (2014)

by David M. Yousem

ICA aplasia is the correct diagnosis because the petrous carotid canal is absent. An aberrant right subclavian artery courses behind the esophagus. Left carotid aneurysm is not evident, and aberrant left subclavian artery, which is very rare, ...

Google previewPathology & Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians (2009)

by Leland S. Shapiro

Aplasia is a type of agenesis, referring specifically to the total failure ...

Google previewGrainger & Allison's Diagnostic Radiology E-Book (2014)

by Andy Adam, Adrian K. Dixon, Jonathan H Gillard, Cornelia Schaefer-Prokop, Ronald G. Grainger, David J. Allison

Pulmonary agenesis is a complete absence of lung parenchyma, bronchus and pulmonary vasculature; pulmonary aplasia is a blind-ending rudimentary bronchus, without lung parenchyma or pulmonary vasculature; and pulmonary ...

Google previewGeneral Pathology and Principles of Medicine for Students and Practitioners of Dentistry (1921)

by Vernon Cecil Rowland

Aplasia is the entire absence of cell growth as of the bone-marrow in aplastic anemia. In this connection several related terms may be defined. Hypertrophy is an overgrowth in the size of the cells, ...

Google previewAbdominal Pain: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2013 Edition (2013)


University of Halle-Wittenberg: Diagnostic challenges of hemihematocolpos and dysmenorrhea in adolescents: obstructed hemivagina, didelphys or bicornuate uterus and renal aplasia is a rare female genital malformation By a News ...

Google previewThe Teaching Files (2011)

Brain and Spine by Girish M. Fatterpekar, Thomas P. Naidich, Peter M. Som

Definition/Background Congenital pituitary aplasia is a rare anomaly characterized by absence of both anterior and posterior pituitary lobes and the infundibular stalk. Mutation involving the homeobox HESX1 gene can result in varying ...

Google previewHematopathology (2010)

by Elaine Sarkin Jaffe, Nancy Lee Harris, James Vardiman, Daniel A. Arber, Elias Campo

Cell Aplasia Pure red cell aplasia is an isolated failure of erythropoiesis that results in anemia with reticulocytopenia and normal neutrophil and platelet counts. The marrow shows absent or diminished erythroid precursors, often with a left ...

Google previewDiagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound in Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery (2015)

by Stefan Scholz, Marcus D. Jarboe

Thymic Aplasia/Hypoplasia Thymic aplasia is a condition where no thymic tissue can be detected due to underdevelopment or involution of the organ. The ultrasound examination is the diagnostic method of choice and is superior to the chest ...

Google previewMedicine (2005)

by Allen R. Myers

blood cell aplasia is a classic paraneoplastic syndrome seen with thymomas. The exact cause is not known; however, it is thought to be related to the presence of autoantibodies that attack a component of red blood cell membrane and ...

Google previewRadiography of the Upper Extremities (2014)

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Radial aplasia is a congenital defect which affects the formation of the radius bone in the arm. The radius is the lateral bone which connects to the wrist via articulation with the carpal bones. A child born with this condition has either a short or ...

Google previewNeuroanatomical Basis of Clinical Neurology (2001)

by Orhan E. Arslan

Cerebellar aplasia is a congenital malformation in which part of the cerebellar hemisphere or most of the cerebellum does not develop, and is usually associated with anomalies of the contralateral inferior olive. Neonates with this condition ...

Google previewPathology of the Medical Kidney, An Issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics, (2014)

by Anthony Chang

Renal aplasia is the predominant cause of congenital solitary kidneys.

Google previewConsultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 6 - (2009)

by John R. August

Pure red cell aplasia is a frequent cause of nonregenerative IMHA.6,13 Pure red cell aplasia can be caused by antibody- mediated ...

Google previewClinical Bone Marrow and Blood Stem Cell Transplantation (2004)

by Kerry Atkinson

Likewise, marrow aplasia is a serious complication of donor leukocyte infusions given to treat hematologic malignancy in cases involving relapse after an HSC allograft, and results from a GVH reaction against residual host hematopoietic ...

Google previewNeonatal Neurology (2007)

by Gerald M. Fenichel

Muscle aplasia is the usual cause of facial diplegia. Complete unilateral palsies are likely to be traumatic in origin, while partial unilateral palsies may be either traumatic or aplastic. Traumatic Facial Nerve Palsy ○ Pathophysiology. Traumatic ...

Google previewSmall Cell Lung Cancer (2012)

by Siegfried Seeber

The aim of high-dose treatment in solid tumours is to treat the cancer, and marrow aplasia is an unwanted effect. When devising schedules using multiple agents it is important to be sure that each component contributes to this objective, ...

Google previewEndocrine Pathophysiology (2013)

by Eric I. Felner

Leydig cell aplasia is a rare, autosomal recessive syndrome affecting an estimated 1 in 1,000,000 males. It is characterized by an inability of the testes to respond to LH due to absence of the Leydig cells, and therefore, testosterone and other.

Google previewPostgraduate Haematology (2008)

by A. Victor Hoffbrand, Daniel Catovsky, Edward G. D. Tuddenham

The aplasia is not distinguishable from true aplastic anaemia on haematological grounds, but there are some clinical observations which raise the possibility that the aplasia is a prodrome of ALL. Fever and documented infection are more ...

Google previewCommon Malformations (2011)

by Lewis B. Holmes

stimulation tests deletion studies, if thrombocytopenia – radial aplasia is a tentative clinical diagnosis 5. chromosome microarray (aCGH) 1.

Google previewThe Urologic and Cutaneous Review (1922)

Agnesia or primary aplasia is the phenomenon and sequence of a lack in the original embryonic design of an organ. What is known still at present as secondary aplasia resulting from intrauterine destruction may merely be regarded as ...

Google previewSmall Animal Pediatrics (2010)

The First 12 Months of Life by Michael E. Peterson, Michelle Kutzler

Renal aplasia is an uncommon variant with more diffuse involvement. Abnormal primary structures include immature glomeruli, immature tubules, asynchronous differentiation of nephrons, persistent mesenchyme, persistent metanephric ducts ...

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Small photo of Cutis aplasia (cutaneous disease) diagnosis medical concept on tablet screen with stethoscope.Small photo of Stethoscope and wooden tag written with APLASIA text. Medical conceptual.Small photo of Testicle in a case of Sertoli cell-only syndrome or germ cell aplasia. The seminiferous tubules only show Sertoli cells. More...

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Scrabble value of A1P3L1A1S1I1A1

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