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.