[ hahy-puh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
underdevelopment of an organ or function, especially in the embryo.
Related formshy·po·ge·net·ic [hahy-poh-juh-net-ik] /ˌhaɪ poʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, adjective
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Examples from the Web for hypogenesis
In some other cases medusoid develops directly from medusoid (hypogenesis), whether by sexual cells or by gemmation.
All simple forms of sexual reproduction without alternation of generations are comprised under the title of hypogenesis.The Wonders of Life|Ernst Haeckel
Medicine definitions for hypogenesis
[ hī′pə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs ]
Underdevelopment of parts or organs of the body.
Related formshy′po•ge•net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
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