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Dysplasia describes abnormal cell morphology or differentiation without the proliferation rate being affected. Dysplasias can result in an increased number of one type of cell as a result of another type of cell being reduced in number (e.g. because the first type is failing to differentiate into the second, but not because any cell is proliferating more ...


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The all-inclusive term for abnormal growths is neoplasm or, in Latin, neoplsia: Neoplasia is new, uncontrolled growth of cells that is not under physiologic control. Abnormal growths can be: Benign: growing but not spreading or destroying nearby tissues Malignant: invading nearby tissues or spreading to distant organs The term tumor refers to any ...


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It seems to be still under debate. Contradictory evidence has been found. The relative importance of Endothelin Type A and Endothelin Type B receptors during myocardial ischaemia are still debated. The word you are seeking is regenerative. Mammalian hearts are made from non-regenerative tissue. "While several animals can regenerate heart damage (e.g. ...


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