Hypoplasia definition

hīpō-plāzhə
Incomplete or arrested development of an organ or a part.
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A condition of decreased or arrested growth of an undeveloped organ or tissue of the body.
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Incomplete or arrested development of an organ or a part.
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Underdevelopment or incomplete development of a tissue or organ, especially when caused by an inadequate or below-normal number of cells.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hypoplasia
Plural:
hypoplasias

Origin of hypoplasia

  • hypo- +‎ -plasia

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