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hypogenesis

noun hy·po·gen·e·sis \ -ˈjen-ə-səs \

medical Definition of hypogenesis

plural hypogeneses play \-ˌsēz\
1 :direct development without alternation of generations
2 :underdevelopment especially of an organ or function

hypogenetic

play \-jə-ˈnet-ik\ adjective

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