[hahy-puh-pley-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pəˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/
Pathology. abnormal deficiency of cells or structural elements.
(in plants) inability to mature properly owing to a disease or inadequate supply of nutrients.
(pathol) incomplete development of an organ or part
hypoplasia hy·po·pla·sia (hī’pō-plā’zhə, -zhē-ə)
hy’po·plas’tic (-plās’tĭk) adj.
- Hypoplastic anemia
hypoplastic anemia n. Progressive nonregenerative anemia resulting from greatly depressed, inadequately functioning bone marrow that may lead to aplastic anemia.
[hahy-puh-ploid] /ˈhaɪ pəˌplɔɪd/ Biology adjective 1. having a chromosome number that is less than the diploid number. noun 2. a hypoploid cell or organism. /ˈhaɪpəˌplɔɪd/ adjective 1. having or designating a chromosome number that is less than a multiple of the haploid number hypoploid hy·po·ploid (hī’pō-ploid’) adj. Having a chromosome number that is one or […]
[hahy-pop-nee-uh, hi-] /haɪˈpɒp ni ə, hɪ-/ noun, Pathology. 1. abnormally shallow and slow breathing. hypopnea hy·pop·ne·a (hī-pŏp’nē-ə, hī’pō-nē’ə) n. Abnormally slow or shallow breathing. hy’pop·ne’ic adj.
/haɪˈpɒpnɪə; ˌhaɪpəˈniːə/ noun 1. (pathol) abnormally shallow breathing, usually accompanied by a decrease in the breathing rate