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Incomplete or arrested development of an organ or a part.

hy′po·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.
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(ˌhaɪpəʊˈplæzɪə) or


(Pathology) pathol incomplete development of an organ or part
hypoplastic adj
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(ˌhaɪ pəˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə)

also hy′po•plas`ty

(-ˌplæs ti)

abnormal deficiency of cells or structural elements.
hy`po•plas′tic, adj.
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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
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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
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n. hipoplasia, desarrollo incompleto de un órgano o parte.
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Other associations reported within the literature include oral-facial-digital syndrome X (OMIM 311200), 5q22.3q23.3 deletion, Baraitser-Winter syndrome (OMIM 243310), Walker-Warburg syndrome (OMIM 236670), Joubert syndrome II (OMIM 608091), Noonan syndrome (OMIM 163950), Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome (OMIM 180849), Meckel-Gruber syndrome (OMIM 249000), Goltz syndrome (OMIM 305600), Aicardi syndrome (OMIM 304050), and Lenz syndrome (OMIM 309800) [13, 16, 17].
Gorlin- Goltz syndrome. Turk Pediatri Ars 2017; 52: 173-7.
Tetralogy of fallot and atrial septal defects are the most common cardiac anomalies associated with exomphalos.[sup][3],[5] Some syndromes associated with exomphalos are nonchromosomal disorders such as Beckwith–Wiedemann syndrome, pentalogy of Cantrell, Charge syndrome, Marshall–Smith syndrome, Goltz syndrome, fetal valproate syndrome, and chromosomal genetic disorders such as trisomies 13, 14, 15, 18, or 21.[sup][6],[7]