from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A congenital defect characterized by underdevelopment of parts or organs of the body.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That form of reproduction in which the product of each egg or each bud is a single organism like the parent; direct development without alternation of generations, as contrasted with metagenesis (which see).


From hypo- + -genesis (Wiktionary)


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