noun. underdevelopment of an organ because of a decrease in the number of cells.
- -plasia (English)
- hypo- (English)
- ὑπο- (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Sentences with hypoplasia
1. Noun, singular or mass
Optic nerve hypoplasia is inadequate development of the optic nerve, so that the dog does not have vision in the affected eye.