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metaplasm

[′med·ə‚plaz·əm]
(cell and molecular biology)
The ergastic substance of protoplasm.
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Perichondrial tissue was not evident in fully evolved HSs, but it was clearly observed in ambiguous scars and metaplastic tissues.
(5) The key is that both PIMs and thin HSILs develop from early immature metaplastic epithelium or reserve cell proliferation of the TZ on the surface and/ or in the crypts.
Cytokeratin-positive inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour of the breast or low-grade spindle cell metaplastic breast carcinoma: what are the diagnostic criteria, anyway?
The presence of mucous cells and ciliated cells in epithelial lining of odontogenic cysts is a metaplastic change, in which squamous epithelial cells are replaced by mucous cells.
Malignant biphasic uterine tumours: carcinosarcomas or metaplastic carcinomas?
Metaplastic breast carcinoma is a rare type of breast carcinoma, and its distal skeletal muscle metastasis is an even rarer clinical entity.[1],[2] Therefore, it is difficult to distinguish between skeletal muscle metastasis of metaplastic breast carcinoma and primary soft-tissue tumors.
H and EX40-Sheets of Squamous Metaplastic Cells wth Few Myoepithelial Cells, Scant Stroma
The Notch-knockout mice or the use of [gamma]-secretase inhibitor will induce the metaplastic change of the goblet cells and inhibit the proliferation of intestinal epithelial cells, which might present as novel therapeutic target [6, 7].
concluded that they arise due to metaplastic change from the adipose tissue.
Leukoplakia describes the whitish appearance of squamous epithelium after metaplastic keratinisation has occurred.
According to the metaplastic theory, the squamous papillary subtype is a result of metaplasia of squamous epithelial cell rests that are remnants of the part of the stomadeum that contributed to the buccal mucosa [13].
Malignant differentials include spindle cell metaplastic carcinoma (SCMC), malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours (MPNST), malignant phyllodes tumour, and angiosarcoma and melanoma [6] (Table 1).