A term used to describe cancer cells that divide rapidly and have little or no resemblance to normal cells.

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  • anaplastic — ANAPLÁSTIC, Ă, anaplastici, ce, adj. Care este în legătură cu anaplastia. – Din fr. anaplastique. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  anaplástic adj. (sil. plas ) → plastic Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic… …   Dicționar Român

  • Anaplastic — An a*plas tic, a. Of or pertaining to anaplasty. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anaplastic — [an΄ə plas′tik] adj. [ ANA , backward + Gr plastikos: see PLASTIC] Med. characterized by a reversion to a more primitive, imperfectly developed form: said of cells, esp. when cancerous …   English World dictionary

  • anaplastic — adjective of or relating to anaplasia • Pertains to noun: ↑anaplasia • Derivationally related forms: ↑anaplasia * * * ˌanəˈplastik adjective Etymology: ana + plastic : characterized by, composed of, or being cells which have reverted to a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • anaplastic — 1. Relating to anaplasty. 2. Characterized by or pertaining to anaplasia. 3. Growing without form or structure. * * * an·a·plas·tic .an ə plas tik adj characterized by, composed of, or being cells which have reverted to a relatively… …   Medical dictionary

  • Anaplastic lymphoma kinase — (Ki 1), also known as ALK, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: ALK anaplastic lymphoma kinase (Ki 1)| url = Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=238| accessdate = ] cite journal | author =… …   Wikipedia

  • Anaplastic thyroid cancer — (ATC) (or undifferentiated) is a form of thyroid cancer which has a very poor prognosis (14% ten year survival ratecite journal |author=Hundahl SA, Fleming ID, Fremgen AM, Menck HR |title=A National Cancer Data Base report on 53,856 cases of… …   Wikipedia

  • anaplastic carcinoma of thyroid gland — anaplastic thyroid carcinoma a type of thyroid gland carcinoma with atypical cells of various types and patterns; it may be silent for years but then become highly malignant and locally invasive. It affects mainly the elderly and somewhat more… …   Medical dictionary

  • Anaplastic large cell lymphoma — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = PAGENAME ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = ICDO|9714|3 Caption = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = derm eMedicineTopic = 534 DiseasesDB = MeshID = D017728 Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a type of non Hodgkin… …   Wikipedia

  • anaplastic large cell lymphoma — in a former system of classification, a type of large cell lymphoma in which cells are anaplastic and growth is sinusoidal; called also Ki 1 l …   Medical dictionary

  • anaplastic — adjective see anaplasia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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