hypogenesis

[ hahy-puh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /

noun Pathology.

underdevelopment of an organ or function, especially in the embryo.

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OTHER WORDS FROM hypogenesis

hy·po·ge·net·ic [hahy-poh-juh-net-ik] /ˌhaɪ poʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, adjective
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Medical definitions for hypogenesis

hypogenesis
[ hī′pə-jĕnĭ-sĭs ]

n.

Underdevelopment of parts or organs of the body.

Other words from hypogenesis

hy′po•ge•netic (-jə-nĕtĭk) adj.
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