hypogenesis

hypogenesis

[hahy-puh-jen-uh-sis]
noun Pathology.
underdevelopment of an organ or function, especially in the embryo.

Origin:
hypo- + genesis

hypogenetic [hahy-poh-juh-net-ik] , adjective
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hypogenesis hy·po·gen·e·sis (hī'pə-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Underdevelopment of parts or organs of the body.


hy'po·ge·net'ic (-jə-nět'ĭk) adj.
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