Definition of Neoplastic

1. Adjective. Of or related to or having the properties of a neoplasm. "Neoplastic cells"

Partainyms: Neoplasm
Derivative terms: Neoplasm

Definition of Neoplastic

1. a. Of or pertaining to neoplasty, or neoplasia.

Definition of Neoplastic

1. Adjective. of or relating to a neoplasm, neoplasty or neoplasia ¹

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Definition of Neoplastic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Neoplastic

1. Pertaining to or like a neoplasm with new and abnormal growth, pertaining to neoplasia with the formation of a neoplasm. Origin: Gr. Plassein = to form This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neoplastic

neoplasm: gallium imaging
neoplasm circulating cells
neoplasm invasiveness
neoplasm metastasis
neoplasm seeding
neoplasm staging
neoplasm transplantation
neoplasms by histologic type
neoplasms by site
neoplastic (current term)
neoplastic arachnoiditis
neoplastic cell
neoplastic endocrine-like syndromes
neoplastic meningitis
neoplastic processes

Literary usage of Neoplastic

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Symptoms of New Growths (neoplastic or Inflammatory) Involving the Spinal Cord, its Meninges, or the Vertebral Column Tumors may arise within the spinal ..."

2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Medulla oblongata, showing continuity between the neoplastic tissue of the leptomeninges and underlying brain. Azure - eosin, .< 24. Fig. 3. ..."

3. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1921)
"... neoplastic Type Etiology.—The importance of trauma, which has been frequently referred to by authors (dishing and Aschner), is well illustrated in the ..."

4. A Textbook of Gynecology by Charles Alfred Lee Reed (1901)
"neoplastic Cysts.—Proliferating ct)sls constitute by far the greater proportion of tumours of the ovary. They have been variously designated as simple, ..."

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