Agenesis


Agenesis

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:

*Agenesis of the corpus callosum- failure of the Corpus callosum to develop.
*Renal agenesis- failure of one or both of the kidneys to develop.
*Phocomelia- failure of the arms or legs to develop.
*Penile agenesis- failure of penis to develop.

In theology, agenesis means to have no beginning or to have no creator, to come into existence without the influence of an outside intelligence.


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  • agénesis — f. patol. Agenesia. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …   Diccionario médico

  • Agenesis — A*gen e*sis, n. [Gr. a priv. + ? birth.] (Physiol.) Any imperfect development of the body, or any anomaly of organization. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agenesis — [ā jen′ə sis] n. [ A 2 + GENESIS] congenital absence of an organ or other part of the body …   English World dictionary

  • agenesis — agenetic /ay jeuh net ik/, adj. /ay jen euh sis/, n. Pathol. 1. absence of or failed development of a body part. 2. sterility; impotence; barrenness. Also, agenesia /ay jeuh nee zheuh, zhee euh see euh/. [1850 55; < NL; see A 6, GENESIS] * * *… …   Universalium

  • Agenesis — Der Begriff Agenesie (Synonyme: Agenesia, Agenesis) wird in der Medizin und Veterinärmedizin verwendet, um das vollständige Fehlen eines Organs aufgrund einer (genetisch bedingten) Nichtanlage zu beschreiben. Damit handelt es sich um eine Form… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Agenesis — Lack of development of something. For example, agenesis of a toe means that toe failed to form. * * * Absence or failure of formation of any part. [G. a priv. + genesis, production] gonadal a. absence of one or both gonads. müllerian a. SYN:… …   Medical dictionary

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