heteroplasia etymology

English word heteroplasia comes from English hetero- (Other, different.), English -plasia ((medicine) Growth or formation.)

Detailed word origin of heteroplasia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hetero- English (eng) Other, different.
-plasia English (eng) (medicine) Growth or formation.
heteroplasia English (eng) The presence of a tissue or organ in an abnormal place.

Words with the same origin as heteroplasia

Descendants of hetero-
Descendants of -plasia
anaplasic dysplasia euplasia hyperplasia hyperplastic hyperplastic polyp hypoplasia macroplasia neoplasia neoplastic nonhyperplastic normoplasia preneoplastic