blastophthoria

noun

blas·​toph·​tho·​ria ˌblas-təf-ˈthōr-ē-ə, -ˈthȯr- How to pronounce blastophthoria (audio)
: degeneration of the germ cells believed to be due to chronic poisoning (as by alcohol) or to disease
blastophthoric adjective

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“Blastophthoria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/blastophthoria. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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