dysontogenesis

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dysontogenesis dys·on·to·gen·e·sis (dĭs-ŏn'tō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Defective development as a result of abnormal cell and tissue growth and differentiation.


dys·on'to·ge·net'ic (-jə-nět'ĭk) adj.
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