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patho quiz 1


Atrophy Degeneration and wasting of tissue, organs , or muscle due to decrease in cell size.
Hypertrophy Increased size of an organ or muscle due to increased size of individual cells.
Hyperplasia An abnormal increase in the number of cells resulting in an increased tissue mass.
Metaplasia Replacement of one mature cell type by another mature cell type .
dysplasia Disorganized cells that vary in size and shaped with large nuclei.
Anaplasia Undifferentiated primitive cells of variable size and shape, associated with cancer.
Created by: mariem22