Aplastic is a medical term that means:
- Did not grow or develop normally
- Did not mature fully
- Became unable to form new tissue
Dorland's Online Medical Dictionary. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2014. Accessed June 1, 2016.
Aplastic condition - illustration
An aplastic condition refers to a structure or system that has failed to mature or fully develop.
Review Date: 5/17/2016
Reviewed By: Laura J. Martin, MD, MPH, ABIM Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Atlanta, GA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.