Differentiation

What is Differentiation?

Differentiation meaning Describes how much or how little a tumor resembles the normal tissue from which it arose; also called grade. Differentiation is often categorized as the following1. Well differentiated-closing resembling normal cells2. Moderately differentiated3. Poorly differentiated4. Undifferentiated-having no resemblance to normal cells. Also known as anaplastic.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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