aplastic


aplastic
a) Pertaining to aplasia.
b) Refers to the inability of the body to create new cells, such that tissue cannot grow or regenerate.

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  • aplastic — APLÁSTIC, Ă adj. (Despre anemie) Care nu prezintă indicii de regenerare a globulelor roşii. [< fr. aplastique]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 04.11.2004. Sursa: DN  APLÁSTIC, Ă adj. 1. lipsit de structură, de o formă bine definită. 2. (despre… …   Dicționar Român

  • Aplastic — A*plas tic, a. [Pref. a not + plastic.] Not plastic or easily molded. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aplastic — a·plas·tic (ā plăsʹtĭk) adj. 1. Lacking form. 2. Pathology. a. Unable to form or regenerate tissue. b. Of or characterized by aplasia. * * * …   Universalium

  • aplastic — Pertaining to aplasia, or conditions characterized by defective regeneration, as in a. anemia. * * * aplas·tic ( )ā plas tik adj 1) not exhibiting growth or change in structure 2) of, relating to, or exhibiting aplasia * * * aplas·tic (a… …   Medical dictionary

  • aplastic — adj. lacking development (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aplastic — capitals …   Anagrams dictionary

  • aplastic — aplas·tic …   English syllables

  • aplastic — (ˈ)ā| adjective Etymology: a (II) + plastic 1. a. : not plastic : not easily molded b. : not exhibiting growth or change in structure 2. : of, relating to, or exhibiting …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aplastic anemia — A*plas tic a*ne mi*a, n. [from {aplasia[2]}.] (Med.) an anemia characterized by substantial reduction or cessation of production of red blood cells and hemoglobin by the bone marrow. Stedman Syn: Ehrlich s anemia; anemia gravis. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aplastic anemia — [ā plas′tik] n. [< ModL aplasia, incomplete development (see A 2 & PLASIA) + IC] a form of anemia resulting from a failure of the bone marrow to produce adequate quantities of the essential blood components, including leukocytes and platelets …   English World dictionary