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Definition of "atypia" []

  • Abnormality in a cell (noun)

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Use "atypia" in a sentence
  • "The third factor was my having been diagnosed, as I mentioned, in September 2004 with hyperplasia with atypia, which is another breast disease that can increase the risk for breast cancer."
  • "Screening for abnormal cells (also called atypia) with HALO can help women and their doctors identify precancerous changes, closely monitor them and develop an optimal care path aimed at prevention."
  • "After my first biopsy, I was diagnosed with a condition called hyperplasia with atypia, or a pre-pre-cancer."