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Synonyms for degeneration

Synonyms for degeneration

descent to a lower level or condition

Synonyms for degeneration

the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality

the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities

passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form

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The smooth muscle layer was almost replaced by collagenous fibers, and some of the collagenous fibers were hyaline degeneration.
As leiomyomas enlarge, they outgrow their blood supply, which may lead to one of many types of degeneration such as hyaline degeneration (most common, 63%), red degeneration, fatty changes, and calcification, which is most commonly seen in post-menopausal women.
Pathological examination showed mitral and aortic valvular fibrosis with hyaline degeneration and calcification, multifocal fibrinoid necrosis, bacterial colonies, tissue infiltration of many neutrophils, lymphocytes, and plasma cells as well as granulation tissue formation [Figure 2]c and d.
On Histopathological examination the polyp shows typical appearance of oedema of sub-epithelial tissue with combination of basophil and hyaline degeneration and fibrosis.
Cut section showed solid tumor, with congestion in the periphery and central part appearing pale and showing some hyaline degeneration.