dysgenesis(redirected from dysgenesia)
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Defective or abnormal development of an organ, especially of the gonads.
(Biology) a condition of sterility or defective development and, in particular, the condition in which issue are sterile with each other but have the ability to engender sterile progeny with either parent
lack of or partial fertility, as found in hybrids like the mule, which cannot breed amongst themselves but only with the parent stock. — dysgenetic, adj.See also: Heredity
n. disgénesis, defecto, malformación hereditaria.