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hamartia

 [ham-ahr´she-ah]
a defect of tissue combination during development.

ha·mar·ti·a

(ham-ahr'shē-ă),
A localized developmental disturbance characterized by abnormal arrangement and/or combinations of the tissues normally present in the area.
[G. hamartion, a bodily defect]

hamartia

/ham·ar·tia/ (ham-ahr´she-ah) defect in tissue combination during development.hamar´tial

hamartia

A near-extinct term for a developmental (embryonic) defect.

ha·mar·ti·a

(ham-ahr'shē-ă)
A localized developmental disturbance characterized by abnormal arrangement and/or combinations of the tissues normally present in the area.
[G. hamartion, a bodily defect]

hamartia

a defect of tissue combination in development.
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