cacogenesis definition

  • noun:
    • A morbid, monstrous, or pathological development or item; an abnormality in structure; a monstrosity.
    • In medicine, a morbid formation, whether congenital, as a monstrosity, or of later on development, as a tumor.
    • the product quality, typical in blended types, of getting a low vitality as well as becoming infertile.
    • incapacity to make hybrids that are both viable and fertile

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