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dys·gen·e·sis

 (dĭs-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Defective or abnormal development of an organ, especially of the gonads.
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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
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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
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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
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dys·gen·e·sis

, dysgenesia
n. disgénesis, defecto, malformación hereditaria.
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Other rare diseases which can lead to persistent severe neutropenia including hemophagocytic syndrome, reticular dysgenesis and dyskeratosis congenita were discounted after an analysis of the bone marrow aspiration findings.
Differential diagnosis of neutropenia (adapted) [1] Neutropenia caused by intrinsic defects in granulocytes or their progenitors Cyclic neutropenia Severe congenital neutropenia Shwachman-Diamond syndrome Reticular dysgenesis (associated with severe combined immunodeficiency) Albinism/neutropenia syndromes (including Chediak-Higashi) Familial benign neutropenia Bone marrow failure syndromes (congenital and acquired) Neutropenia caused by extrinsic factors Infection Drug-induced neutropenia (e.g.
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.