[ hahy-puh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /
Pathology. abnormal deficiency of cells or structural elements.
(in plants) inability to mature properly owing to a disease or inadequate supply of nutrients.
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Also hy·po·plas·ty [hahy-puh-plas-tee] /ˈhaɪ pəˌplæs ti/.
OTHER WORDS FROM hypoplasiahy·po·plas·tic, adjective
Words nearby hypoplasia
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British Dictionary definitions for hypoplastic
/ (ˌhaɪpəʊˈplæzɪə) /
pathol incomplete development of an organ or part
Derived forms of hypoplasiahypoplastic (ˌhaɪpəʊˈplæstɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for hypoplastic
[ hī′pō-plā′zhə ]
Incomplete or arrested development of an organ or part.
Atrophy due to destruction of some of the elements of a tissue or organ.
Other words from hypoplasiahy′po•plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.
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