dysmature

[ dĭs′mə-tur, -chur ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or characteristic of faulty embryologic development, often leading to structural and/or functional abnormalities.
Relating to or characteristic of an infant whose birth weight is inappropriately low for its gestational age.

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THESE WORDS FROM "LITTLE WOMEN"

"Little Women" may be a classic, but that doesn't mean we all know the meanings of the vocab words from the book. Can you define these words correctly and make Jo proud?
Question 1 of 10
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