Metaplasia

Metaplasia is a general pathology term that refers to process when one cell type is replaced by another. It usually occurs in the context of a changed cellular environment to which the new cell type is better adapted 1. Examples include 2-5:

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rID: 42451
Section: Pathology
Tag: cases
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    Case 1: myositis ossificans
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    Case 2: fatty nodal metaplasia
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