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blastophthoria


blastophthoria

noun blas·toph·tho·ria \ˌblas-təf-ˈthōr-ē-ə, -ˈthr-\

Definition of BLASTOPHTHORIA

:  degeneration of the germ cells believed to be due to chronic poisoning (as by alcohol) or to disease
blas·toph·tho·ric \-ˈthōr-ik, -ˈthr-\ adjective
February 27, 2015
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