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  • cataplastic — adj. of a bandage, resembling a poultice …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cataplastic — cata·plas·tic …   English syllables

  • cataplastic — adjective of or relating to cataplasia • Pertains to noun: ↑cataplasia • Derivationally related forms: ↑cataplasia * * * adjective see cataplasia …   Useful english dictionary

  • cataplasia — cataplastic /kat euh plas tik/, adj. /kat euh play zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh/, n. Biol. degeneration of a cell or tissue. [CATA + PLASIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • cataplasia — noun (biology) degenerative reversion of cells or tissue to a less differentiated or more primitive form • Derivationally related forms: ↑cataplastic • Topics: ↑biology, ↑biological science • Hypernyms: ↑degeneration, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cataplasia — [kat΄ə plā′zhə, kat΄ə plā′zhē ə, kat΄ə plā′zē ə] n. pl. cataplasiae [kat΄ə plā′zhē ē΄, kat΄ə plā′zē ē΄] [ModL: see CATA & PLASIA] Biol. a change in cells or tissues, characterized by reversion to an earlier stage cataplastic [kat΄əplas′tik] adj …   English World dictionary

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