hypoplasia etymology

English word hypoplasia comes from English hypo-, English -plasia ((medicine) Growth or formation.)

Detailed word origin of hypoplasia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hypo- English (eng) (anatomy) Below; beneath; under.. (chemistry) Designating oxoacid and oxyanions with a low amount of oxygen.. (medicine) Deficient; less than normal.
-plasia English (eng) (medicine) Growth or formation.
hypoplasia English (eng) Underdevelopment or incomplete development of a tissue or organ, especially when caused by an inadequate or below-normal number of cells.

Words with the same origin as hypoplasia

Descendants of hypo-
hypo hypoandrogenemia hypobasidium hypocalcified hypocingulum hypodermic hypodipsia hypodivergent hypogyration hypoinsulinaemia hypokinetic hypolith hypomethylated hypomotile hypoosmolar hyporeactivity hyposecretory hypospray hypotension hypotensive hypothalamus hypothermic hypothromboplastinemia hypovolemic hypozeugma
Descendants of -plasia
anaplasic dysplasia euplasia heteroplasia hyperplasia hyperplastic hyperplastic polyp macroplasia neoplasia neoplastic nonhyperplastic normoplasia preneoplastic