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aplasia

[ā′plāzh·ə]
(medicine)
Defective development which results in the virtual absence of a tissue or an organ; only a remnant appears.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Amongst the patients responding to varicocelectomy in our study, 1 had histospermatogensis, 2 had maturation arrest and 2 had germ cell aplasia. However, there was no statistically significant difference in pathological diagnosis between the responders and non-responders (p=0.76).
One of our patients had pure red cell aplasia. Although the patient had the history of EPO therapy, we could not establish the causative association due to non-availability of anti EPO antibody assay.
Aplasia cutis congenita (ACC) is developmental absence of skin in a localized or widespread area at birth.
Complete labyrinthine aplasia (CLA) is the absence of the cochlea, vestibule, semicircular canals (SCCs), vestibular and cochlear aqueducts (Figure 2).
(19) The coexistent peripheral destruction along with central aplasia of the erythroid cell line might result in serious anemia.
Bone marrow aplasia is the most significant illness, and occurred with relative frequency.
Aplastic anemia is a hematologic condition that results in pancytopenia and is characterized by bone marrow hypoplasia or aplasia. It is a severe disease caused by medications, chemicals and environmental factors.
The nine-year-old had his leg amputated because of a rare condition called tibial aplasia.