teratism


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anomaly

 [ah-nom´ah-le]
marked deviation from normal. adj., adj anom´alous.
Axenfeld's anomaly a developmental anomaly characterized by a circular opacity of the posterior peripheral cornea, and caused by an irregularly thickened, axially displaced Schwalbe's ring.
congenital anomaly (developmental anomaly) absence, deformity, or excess of body parts as the result of faulty development of the embryo.
Ebstein's anomaly see ebstein's anomaly.
May-Hegglin anomaly a rare dominantly inherited disorder of blood cell morphology, characterized by RNA-containing cytoplasmic inclusions (similar to Döhle bodies) in granulocytes, by large, poorly granulated platelets, and by thrombocytopenia.

ter·a·to·sis

(ter'ă-tō'sis),
An anomaly producing a teras.
Synonym(s): teratism
[terato- + G. -osis, condition]

teratism

/ter·a·tism/ (ter´ah-tizm) an anomaly of formation or development.terat´icter´atoid

teratism

(tĕr′ə-tĭz′əm)
n.
A congenital malformation or anomaly.

teratism

[ter′ətiz′əm]
any congenital or developmental anomaly that is produced by inherited or environmental factors or a combination of the two. Any condition in which a severely malformed fetus is produced. Kinds of teratism include atresic teratism, ceasmic teratism, ectopic teratism, ectrogenic teratism, hypergenetic teratism, and symphysic teratism. Also called teratosis.

teratism

(1) A congenital malformation or defect.
(2) A malformed animal or human, usually incompatible with life.
(3) A love of malformed animals or humans; teratophilia.

ter·a·to·sis

(ter'ă-tō'sis)
An anomaly producing a teras.
Synonym(s): teratism.
[terato- + G. -osis, condition]

teratism (terˈ··tizˑ·m),

n 1., any condition in which a severely deformed fetus is produced. Also called
teratosis. 2., a developmental or congenital abnormality that arises from environmental or inherited fac-tors or a combination of both factors.

teratism

an anomaly of formation or development; the condition of a monster.