fibroplasia

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fibroplasia

[‚fī·brə′plā·zhə]
(medicine)
The growth of fibrous tissue, as in the second phase of wound healing.
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Histologically, there was a fibroplastic proliferation with osteoclast-like polynuclear giant cells, newly formed osteoid trabeculae, lymphocytic infiltrates, macrophages, and hemosiderin deposits (figure 2, A).
In the second, or fibroplastic, stage, the tissue is replaced by new collagen.