hypoplasia

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hy·po·pla·sia

 (hī′pō-plā′zhə)
n.
Incomplete or arrested development of an organ or a part.

hy′po·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.

hypoplasia

(ˌhaɪpəʊˈplæzɪə) or

hypoplasty

n
(Pathology) pathol incomplete development of an organ or part
hypoplastic adj

hy•po•pla•sia

(ˌhaɪ pəˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə)

also hy′po•plas`ty

(-ˌplæs ti)

n.
abnormal deficiency of cells or structural elements.
[1895–1900]
hy`po•plas′tic, adj.

hypoplasia

a condition in which tissue or an organ of the body fails to grow to normal size. Cf. hypertrophy. — hypoplastic, adj.
See also: Size
a condition in which tissue or an organ of the body fails to grow to normal size. Cf. hypertrophy. — hypoplastic, adj.
See also: Body, Human
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypoplasia - underdevelopment of an organ because of a decrease in the number of cells
dysplasia - abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth
Translations

hy·po·pla·si·a

n. hipoplasia, desarrollo incompleto de un órgano o parte.
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Focal dermal hypoplasia syndrome with incomplete transverse facial cleft and tumour of the lips.
Karl Willert, assistant professor at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, and colleagues were attempting to use induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) to create a "disease-in-a-dish" model for focal dermal hypoplasia (FDH), a rare inherited disorder caused by mutations in a gene called PORCN.
Syndromes commonly associated with double teeth are Wolf--Hirschhorn syndrome, achondroplasia, focal dermal hypoplasia, osteopetrosis, and chondroectodermal dysplasia.