dysgenesis

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dys·gen·e·sis

 (dĭs-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Defective or abnormal development of an organ, especially of the gonads.

dysgenesis

(dɪsˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n
(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

dysgenesis

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
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Noun1.dysgenesis - infertility between hybrids
infertility, sterility - the state of being unable to produce offspring; in a woman it is an inability to conceive; in a man it is an inability to impregnate
Translations

dys·gen·e·sis

, dysgenesia
n. disgénesis, defecto, malformación hereditaria.
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Cyriptogenic forms are thought to be caused by micro dysgenesias which can not be defined by imaging methods and neuronal migration anomalies (14).