Aplasia (general)

Dr Daniel J Bell et al.

Aplasia (plural: aplasias) refers to the absence of development of an organ or structure in the body, despite the presence of the anlage. Contrast this with agenesis which is the complete absence of an organ including even its primordial originator.

Examples

Terms used in radiology

Article information

rID: 75487
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Aplastic
  • Aplasias

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