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hypofunction

[hahy-poh-fuhngk-shuh n] /ˌhaɪ poʊˈfʌŋk ʃən/
noun, Pathology.
1.
abnormally diminished function, especially of glands or other organs.
Origin of hypofunction
1900-1905
1900-05; hypo- + function
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hypofunction in Medicine

hypofunction hy·po·func·tion (hī'pō-fŭngk'shən)
n.
Diminished, abnormally low, or inadequate functioning.

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