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hypogenesis

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noun hy·po·gen·e·sis \-ˈjen-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of hypogenesis

plural

hypogeneses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. 1:  direct development without alternation of generations

  2. 2:  underdevelopment especially of an organ or function

hypogenetic

\-jə-ˈnet-ik\play adjective

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