hypogenesis

noun
hy·​po·​gen·​e·​sis | \ -ˈjen-ə-səs How to pronounce hypogenesis (audio) \
plural hypogeneses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce hypogeneses (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypogenesis

1 : direct development without alternation of generations
2 : underdevelopment especially of an organ or function

Other Words from hypogenesis

hypogenetic \ -​jə-​ˈnet-​ik How to pronounce hypogenetic (audio) \ adjective

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“Hypogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypogenesis. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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