from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Defective or abnormal development of an organ, especially of the gonads.
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- n. Defective development
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A condition of not generating or breeding freely; infertility; a form of homogenesis in which the hybrids are sterile among themselves, but are fertile with members of either parent race.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Difficulty in breeding; difficult generation; sterility; infecundity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. infertility between hybrids
Rather, they favor policies that will stop some suffering in the short run but which will cause dysgenesis.
Despite this, Murray and Herrnstein argue that dysgenesis is lowering the national IQ by about one point per generation.
The scientific term for such a trend is "" dysgenesis, '' and Murray and Herrnstein take it very seriously.
Other conditions are less concrete: among those patients with partial androgen insensitivity syndrome, androgen biosynthetic defects and incomplete gonadal dysgenesis, approximately 25% go on to suffer dissatisfaction with their assigned gender.
For example, SINES and LINES can cause insertional mutagenesis, hybrid dysgenesis, chromosomal rearrangements, etc.
Natal women with vaginal dysgenesis or having had reconstruction after radical sugery have the same problem.
This will certainly benefit many Intersexed women with vaginal dysgenesis and other conditions where they have ovaries, but not the complete reproductive system.
Dick and I say, "OK, let's look at the data" -- this is chapter 15 if I remember correctly, "We will look now at the data on dysgenesis."
Let's take this dysgenesis as an example, because it illustrates several important points about the book.
A 46, XY mother who developed as a normal woman underwent spontaneous puberty, reached menarche, menstruated regularly, experienced two unassisted pregnancies, and gave birth to a 46, XY daughter with complete gonadal dysgenesis.