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Cells and their “-plasia”

With so many medical prefixes and suffixes, sometimes a diagrammatic breakdown is very useful where possible, especially when multiple words use the same one.  After scouring the internet, I noticed there wasn’t any decent search results for “-plasia” (or “-plastic”), which is a very common suffix used when describing the appearance of cells.  So I decided to draw up my own, which I hope you may find useful, too.

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Hello, my name is Della and I'm an advanced biomedical scientist in histological dissection working for the NHS in the north of England.

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One thought on “Cells and their “-plasia”

  1. Nice. Good guide for us non-cancer-biology types. 🙂

    Posted by Richard Wintle | August 22, 2012, 2:59 pm

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