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Aplastic

Aplastic

Definition

Aplastic is a medical term that means:

  • Did not grow or develop normally
  • Did not mature fully
  • Became unable to form new tissue

References

Stedman's Online Medical Dictionary. Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. 2009. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Accessed May 29, 2014.

Dorland's Online Medical Dictionary. Elsevier. 2013. Accessed May 29, 2014.


Review Date: 5/29/2014
Reviewed By: Yi-Bin Chen, MD, Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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