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

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