: not normally or adequately developed <underdeveloped muscles> <underdeveloped film>
: having a relatively low economic level of industrial production and standard of living (as from lack of capital) <underdeveloped nations>
— un·der·de·vel·op·ment \-ləp-mənt\ noun
Examples of UNDERDEVELOPED
- The baby was born with underdeveloped lungs.
First Known Use of UNDERDEVELOPED
un·der·de·vel·oped adjective \ˌən-dər-di-ˈvel-əpt\ (Medical Dictionary)
: not normally or adequately developed <underdeveloped muscles> <underdeveloped lungs>
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