Patho 1 (1).txt

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  1. process whereby proliferating cells become progressively more specialized with each cell division, adult cell is fully differentiates, specific set of structure & function characteristics (anaplasia: loss of cell differentiation)
    Cell differentiation
  2. Process of increasing cell numbers by mitotic cell division, normally regulated : cells dividing and forming =cells dying
    Cell Proliferation
  3. proliferation increases, but differentiation remains normal
    •Benign neoplasms:
  4. both proliferation and differentiation increases (solid tumors & hematologic cancers)
    •Malignant neoplasms :
  5. •Cell cycle (reproduction) alterations lead to
    neoplasm formation
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