misdevelopment

noun mis·de·vel·op·ment \ ˌmis-di-ˈvel-əp-mənt , -dē- \

Definition of misdevelopment

plural misdevelopments
: the act, process, or result of developing in an incorrect or misdirected manner : improper development
  • misdevelopment of the reproductive tract

First Known Use of misdevelopment

1841

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