embryotoxin

embryotoxin

a substance poisonous to embryos.
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Additionally, the normal morphologic and biochemical features of sea urchin embryonic and larval development are well characterized, as are the classes of developmental malformations evoked by a wide variety of embryotoxins and teratogens (43,46,50,51), so the effects of chlorpyrifos or other pesticides can be compared mechanistically to compounds with defined mechanisms of action.