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agenesia

a·gen·e·sis
A a

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-jen-uh-sis]
    • /eɪˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-jen-uh-sis]
    • /eɪˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/

Definitions of agenesia word

  • noun agenesia absence of or failed development of a body part. 1
  • noun agenesia sterility; impotence; barrenness. 1

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Origin of agenesia

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
From New Latin, dating back to 1850-55; See origin at a-6, genesis

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Parts of speech for Agenesia

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

agenesia popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 77% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

agenesia usage trend in Literature

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