Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That form of reproduction in which the product of each egg or each bud is a single organism like the parent; direct development without alternation of generations, as contrasted with metagenesis (which see).

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  • noun pathology A congenital defect characterized by underdevelopment of parts or organs of the body.

Etymologies

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From hypo- + -genesis

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