agenesis

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a·gen·e·sis

 (ā-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Absence or incomplete development of an organ or body part.

agenesis

(eɪˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) or

agenesia

n
1. (Pathology) (of an animal or plant) imperfect development
2. (Pathology) impotence or sterility
agenetic adj

a•gen•e•sis

(eɪˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

also a•ge•ne•sia

(ˌeɪ dʒəˈni ʒə)

n.
absence or failed development of a body part.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.agenesis - imperfect developmentagenesis - imperfect development; nondevelopment of a part
nondevelopment - failure of normal development to occur
Translations

a·gen·e·sis

n. agénesis, agenesia.
1. defecto congénito en el desarrollo de un órgano o parte del cuerpo;
2. esterilidad; impotencia.
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Complete or partial duplication of the urethra, diphallus, bifid scrotum, duplication of the glans, congenital urethral valves, unilateral renal dysplasia, unilateral gonadal agenesis, duplication of the vagina, and various fistula formations between the urethra, vagina, and rectum are the most detected urogenital malformations associated with BD (1, 2, 4-7).
A picture of hypergonadotropism is observed in cases of gonadal agenesis (2).