agenesis

noun agen·e·sis \ (ˌ)ā-ˈje-nə-səs \

Definition of agenesis

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

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Origin and Etymology of agenesis

2a- + genesis, on the model of French agénésie


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agenesis

noun agen·e·sis \ (ˈ)ā-ˈjen-ə-səs \

medical Definition of agenesis

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

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