hypoplasia


hy·po·pla·sia

noun \-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə\

Definition of HYPOPLASIA

:  a condition of arrested development in which an organ or part remains below the normal size or in an immature state
hy·po·plas·tic \-ˈplas-tik\ adjective

Origin of HYPOPLASIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1889

hy·po·pla·sia

noun \-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYPOPLASIA

: a condition of arrested development in which an organ or part remains below the normal size or in an immature state
hy·po·plas·tic \-ˈplas-tik\ adjective

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