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dysgenesis

[dis-jen-uh-sis]
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noun
  1. Pathology. defective development of an organ, as of the gonads in Klinefelter's syndrome.

Origin of dysgenesis

First recorded in 1880–85; dys- + -genesis
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dysgenesis

(dĭs-jĕnĭ-sĭs)
n.
  1. Defective or abnormal embryonic development of an organ.
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