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desmoplasia

Pronunciation: des-mo-pla'ze-a

Definition: Hyperplasia of fibroblasts and disproportionate formation of fibrous connective tissue, especially in the stroma of a carcinoma.

[desmo- + G. plasis, a molding]

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