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hamartia (s) (noun), hamartias (pl)
1. A tragic flaw leads to the downfall of someone: Hamartia is a Greek word meaning "to miss the mark when shooting an arrow" then Christians would later use the same word to mean "sin".
2. A localized disturbance of the normal arrangement, organization, or patterning of body tissues during development: Hamartia involves the improper proportion and distribution of cells that form structural parts in animals or plants.
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