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agenesis

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noun agen·e·sis \(ˌ)ā-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of agenesis

  1. :  lack or failure of development (as of a body part)



Origin and Etymology of agenesis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1879


Medical Dictionary

agenesis

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noun agen·e·sis \(ˈ)ā-ˈjen-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of agenesis

plural

ageneses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  lack or failure of development (as of a body part)




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