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hypoplasia

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noun hy·po·pla·sia \-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə\

Definition of hypoplasia

  1. :  a condition of arrested development in which an organ or part remains below the normal size or in an immature state

hypoplastic play \-ˈplas-tik\ adjective


Origin of hypoplasia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1889


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hypoplasia

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noun hy·po·pla·sia \-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of hypoplasia

  1. :  a condition of arrested development in which an organ or part remains below the normal size or in an immature state

hypoplastic \-ˈplas-tik\play adjective



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