[ dĭs-ŏn′tō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs ]
Defective development as a result of abnormal cell and tissue growth and differentiation.
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Other words from dysontogenesisdys•on′to•ge•net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
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