noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1962 defective development especially of the gonads (as in Klinefelter's syndrome)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Dysgenesis — can be used for:*As a synonym for agenesis referring to the failure of an organ to develop during embryonic growth and development.*To refer to a population undergoing artificial selection, where selection is producing a population considered… …   Wikipedia

  • Dysgenesis — Dys*gen e*sis, n. [Pref. dys + genesis.] (Biol.) A condition of not generating or breeding freely; infertility; a form of homogenesis in which the hybrids are sterile among themselves, but are fertile with members of either parent race. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dysgenesis — Defective development. [dys + G. genesis, generation] cortical d. SYN: cortical dysplasia. gonadal d. defective gonadal development, varying types and degrees of which have been identified, including gonad …   Medical dictionary

  • dysgenesis — n. faulty development. Gonadal dysgenesis is failure of the ovaries or testes to develop (see Turner s syndrome) …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Dysgenesis — ydingoji raida statusas T sritis gyvūnų raida, augimas, ontogenezė, embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Dysgenesis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – nenormalumas sinonimas – disgenezė …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • Dysgenesis — ydingoji raida statusas T sritis embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Dysgenesis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – nenormalumas …   Medicininės histologijos ir embriologijos vardynas

  • dysgenesis — /dis jen euh sis/, n. Pathol. defective development of an organ, as of the gonads in Klinefelter s syndrome. [1880 85; DYS + GENESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • dysgenesis — noun Defective development …   Wiktionary

  • dysgenesis — sterility in hybrid creatures Causation and Formation …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • dysgenesis — n. abnormal development of an organ …   English contemporary dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”