Characterized by dysontogenesis.


Characterized by dysontogenesis.


(dĭs″ŏn-tō-jĕn′ĕ-sĭs) [″ + ontos, being, + gennan, to produce]
Defective development of an organism, esp. of an embryo.
dysontogenetic (dĭs″ŏn-tō-jĕ-nĕt′ik), adjective
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