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dysgenesis

[dis-jen-uh-sis] /dɪsˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/
noun
1.
Pathology. defective development of an organ, as of the gonads in Klinefelter's syndrome.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; dys- + -genesis
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dysgenesis in Medicine

dysgenesis dys·gen·e·sis (dĭs-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Defective or abnormal embryonic development of an organ.

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