hypoplasia definition

  • noun:
    • Incomplete or arrested development of an organ or a part.
    • underdevelopment or incomplete development of a tissue or organ, specially when brought on by an inadequate or below-normal number of cells
    • Deficient growth or atrophy of a part through extortionate destruction or faulty formation of cells.
    • underdevelopment of an organ as a result of a decrease in the few cells

Related Sources

  • Definition for "hypoplasia"
    • Incomplete or arrested development of an organ or…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "hypoplasia"
    • If she falls over when blindfolded…
    • View More
  • Medical Dictionary for "hypoplasia"
    • Underdevelopment or incomplete development of a…
    • View More
65 votes

How would you define hypoplasia?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!