bradyauxesis

noun
bra·​dy·​auxesis | \ ¦brādē + \
plural bradyauxeses

Definition of bradyauxesis

: allometric growth characterized by lagging of a part behind the body as a whole in development — compare tachyauxesis

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Other Words from bradyauxesis

bradyauxetic \ " + \ adjective
bradyauxetically \ " + \ adverb

History and Etymology for bradyauxesis

New Latin, from brady- + auxesis

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“Bradyauxesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bradyauxesis. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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