agenesis n : imperfect development; nondevelopment of a part [syn: agenesia]
In medicine, agenesis refers to the failure of an organ to develop during embryonic growth and development. Many forms of agenesis are referred to by individual names, depending on the organ affected:
In theology, agenesis means to have no beginning or to have no creator, to come into existence without the influence of an outside intelligence.
agenesis in Danish: Agenesi
agenesis in German: Agenesie
agenesis in Dutch: Agenesie
agenesis in Low German: Agenesie
agenesis in Polish: Agenezja