agenosomia a·gen·o·so·mi·a (ā-jěn’ə-sō’mē-ə, ə-jěn’-)
Defective formation or absence of the genitalia in a fetus.
a person or business authorized to act on another’s behalf: Our agent in Hong Kong will ship the merchandise. A best-selling author needs a good agent. a person or thing that acts or has the power to act. a natural force or object producing or used for obtaining specific results: Many insects are agents of […]
a chief representative. a person sent to England from a British dominion to represent the interests of the dominion. Historical Examples Talleyrands labours as agent-general had the effect that he desired. Talleyrand Joseph McCabe It was the custom to find a benefice as a reward for the agent-general when his term was over. Talleyrand Joseph […]
- Agent noun
a noun denoting the doer of an action, as editor or jogger. noun any noun that denotes someone or something carrying out the verb‘s action, typically words ending in -er or -or Usage Note grammar
- Agent of production
noun another name for factor of production