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teratology

 [ter″ah-tol´ah-je]
that division of embryology and pathology dealing with abnormal development and congenital deformations. See also developmental toxicology. adj., adj teratolog´ic.

ter·a·tol·o·gy

(ter'ă-tol'ŏ-jē),
The branch of embryology and pathology concerned with the production, development, anatomy, and classification of malformed embryos.
See also: dysmorphology.
[terato- + G. logos, study]

teratology

/ter·a·tol·o·gy/ (ter″ah-tol´ah-je) that division of embryology and pathology dealing with abnormal development and the production of congenital anomalies.teratolog´ic

teratology

(tĕr′ə-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The biological study of birth defects.

ter′a·to·log′i·cal (-ə-tl-ŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
ter′a·tol′o·gist n.

teratology

[-tol′əgē]
Etymology: Gk, teras + logos, science
the study of the causes and effects of congenital malformations and developmental abnormalities. teratologic, teratological, adj.

ter·a·tol·o·gy

(ter'ă-tol'ŏ-jē)
The branch of embryologic science concerned with the production, development, anatomy, and classification of malformed embryos or fetuses.
See also: dysmorphology
[terato- + G. logos, study]

teratology

The study of the processes operating during early embryonic and fetal development that lead to major anomalies of body structure.

teratology

the study of abnormalities in structures, such as malformations.

ter·a·tol·o·gy

(ter'ă-tol'ŏ-jē)
Embryologic science concerned with the production, development, anatomy, and classification of malformed embryos or fetuses.
[terato- + G. logos, study]

teratology (ter´ətol´əjē),

n the study of the causes and effects of congenital malformations and developmental abnormalities.

teratology

that division of embryology and pathology dealing with abnormal development and congenital deformations.