hypergenesis

hypergenesis

 [hi″per-jen´ĕ-sis]
excessive development.
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hy·per·gen·e·sis

(hī'pĕr-jen'ĕ-sis),
Excessive development or redundant production of parts or organs of the body.
[hyper- + G. genesis, production]
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hy·per·gen·e·sis

(hī'pĕr-jen'ĕ-sis)
Excessive development or redundant production of parts or organs of the body.
[hyper- + G. genesis, production]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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