depauperate

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depauperate

(də-pô′pər-ĭt)
adj.
1. Lacking in variety, especially of species or genes: depauperate island faunas; a genetically depauperate population.
2. Arrested in growth or development; stunted.

de·pau′pe·ra′tion (-pə-rā′shən) n.