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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Due to non-random X-inactivation, the majority of X; autosome carriers that present with abnormal phenotypes include multiple congenital abnormalities, developmental delay, a recognizable X-linked syndrome or gonadal dysgenesis (3).
Pure gonadal dysgenesis (or Swyer syndrome) is characterised by a 46,XY karyotype in a female phenotypic patient.
5) A potential outcome of this disruption is testicular dysgenesis syndrome (TDS), characterized by genital abnormalities at birth and by impaired sperm production and increased testicular cancer risk in adulthood.
Rosie's limbs were amputated at Birmingham Children's Hospital as part of treatment for a lifethreatening spinal condition, spinal segmental dysgenesis.
There is agenesis or dysgenesis of the cerebellar vermis and isthmic portion of the brainstem.
37] Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are teratogenic and can cause renal dysgenesis, oligohydramnios, calvarial and pulmonary hypoplasia, intrauterine growth restriction, and neonatal renal failure, leading to death of the fetus as early as the first trimester.
He was diagnosed with reticular dysgenesis, which is a rare genetic disorder of the bone marrow and the most severe form of severe combined immunodeficiency.
Testicular dysgenesis affecting the seminiferous tubules principally, with chromatin-positive nuclei.
Ventromedian forebrain dysgenesis follows early prenatal ethanol exposure in mice.
Caudal dysgenesis and sirenomelia-single centre experience suggests common pathogenic basis.
Surgeons at Birmingham Childrens' Hospital had to remove Rosie's legs from the knee down and bolt bone to her spine to correct the spinal segmental dysgenesis she has suffered since birth.