hypofunction

hypofunction

[hahy-poh-fuhngk-shuhn]
noun Pathology.
abnormally diminished function, especially of glands or other organs.

Origin:
1900–05; hypo- + function

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hypofunction hy·po·func·tion (hī'pō-fŭngk'shən)
n.
Diminished, abnormally low, or inadequate functioning.

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