hypogenesis

[hahy-puh-jen-uh-sis]
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noun Pathology.

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

Origin of hypogenesis

Related formshy·po·ge·net·ic [hahy-poh-juh-net-ik] /ˌhaɪ poʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, adjective
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hypogenesis

[hī′pə-jĕnĭ-sĭs]

n.

Underdevelopment of parts or organs of the body.
Related formshy′po•ge•netic (-jə-nĕtĭk) adj.
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