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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Comorbidity of hyperparathyroidism and thyroid dysgenesis has been a topic of interest.
The sex chromosome DSD also include 45X/46XY mixed gonadal dysgenesis, Turner's syndrome (TS) and Klinefelter's syndrome (KS)5-7.
In those without breasts, gonadal dysgenesis or gonadal enzymatic deficiency may explain no estrogen production.
Congenital laryngeal-abductor paralysis due to nucleus ambiguus dysgenesis in three brothers.
Random variability in congenital hypothyroidism from thyroid dysgenesis over 16 years in Quebec.
1) Gonadal dysgenesis should be contemplated in patients who have primary amenorrhea, and chromosomal analysis and hormone levels should be performed.
Abnormalities of gyration, heterotopias, tuberous sclerosis, focal cortical dysplasia, microdysgenesis, dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour and dysgenesis of the archicortex in epilepsy.
2%) of them were dysgenesis (8 hypoplasia, 4 ectopia), and 11 (47.
Epilepsy, learning difficulties, intracranial vascular malformations, sensorineural hearing loss, hypoplasia of corpus callosum and cerebellar dysgenesis have been reported as associated neurological abnormalities.
Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome is a rare anomaly in females that affects 1 in 5000 live births (1,2), in which there is dysgenesis of the Mullerian ducts leading to failure of development of the uterus and vagina.
Familial dysgenesis of the vermis: a syndrome of hyperventilation, abnormal eye movements and retardation.
In our patient, X-autosome translocation was associated with gonadal dysgenesis and tall stature.