Definition of metaplastic in US English:

metaplastic

adjective

Physiology
  • Relating to or characterized by abnormal change in the nature of a tissue.

    ‘metaplastic breast carcinoma’
    ‘metaplastic bone formation’

Pronunciation

metaplastic

/ˌmedəfəˈziSH(ə)n//ˌmɛdəfəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/