teratogenesis


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teratogenesis

 [ter″ah-to-jen´ĕ-sis]
the production of deformity in the developing embryo; called also teratogeny. adj., adj teratogenet´ic.

ter·a·to·gen·e·sis

(ter'ă-tō-jen'ĕ-sis),
The origin or mode of production of congenital anomalies; the disturbed growth processes involved in the production of a malformed neonate.
[terato- + G. genesis, origin]

teratogenesis

/ter·a·to·gen·e·sis/ (ter″ah-to-jen´ĕ-sis) the production of birth defects in embryos and fetuses.teratogenet´ic

teratogenesis

[ter′ətōjen′əsis]
the development of physical defects in the embryo. Also called teratogeny [ter′ətoj′-ənē] . teratogenetic, adj.

ter·a·to·gen·e·sis

(ter'ă-tō-jen'ĕ-sis)
The origin or mode of production of congenital anomalies; the disturbed growth processes involved in the production of a malformed neonate.
[terato- + G. genesis, origin]

teratogenesis

The production of a fetal congenital bodily abnormality.

teratogenesis

the production of a foetus with congenital deformities.

ter·a·to·gen·e·sis

(ter'ă-tō-jen'ĕ-sis)
Disturbed growth processes involved in production of a malformed neonate.

teratogenesis (ter´ətəjen´əsis),

n the development of physical defects in the embryo.

teratogenesis

the production of deformity in the developing embryo, or of a monster.
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Recognizing that percentages and terminology are important, the incidence (percentage) of specific issues such as teratogenesis may vary depending on the population studied and the infant's antiepileptic drug exposure (McAuley & Anderson, 2002).
Cardiac teratogenesis of halogenated hydrocarbon-contaminated drinking water.
miRNA dysregulation is likely to influence teratogenesis by destabilizing the mRNAs of individual genes or gene networks.
The Frog Embryo Teratogenesis Assay-Xenopus (FETAX) assay is a widely used, validated vertebrate toxicity assay that uses the South African clawed frog Xenopus laevis (Bantle & Sabourin, 1991).
While specific mechanisms of teratogenesis have been suggested, susceptibility factors that might help identify individual pregnancies at higher or lower risk have not been clarified.
He uses Frog Embryo Teratogenesis Assay- Xenopus (FETAX) as one of his research techniques to study the effects of chemicals and other environmental factors on amphibians, and biomarkers to study vitellogenin induction by anthropogenic estrogens.
Vitamin K antagonists are generally contraindicated because they cross the placenta and are associated with a significant risk of brain damage in the fetus secondary to intracerebral haemorrhage, as well as teratogenesis in the first trimester.
Maternal use of antiepileptic drugs and the risk of major congenital malformations: a joint European prospective study of human teratogenesis associated with maternal epilepsy.
It is classified as a pregnancy category C drug, and its label reads that while no evidence of teratogenicity has been found in animals, the drug has been found to reduce folate concentrations in rats, an effect "known to be associated with teratogenesis in animals and humans.
Ectopia cordis and cleft sternum: Evidence for mechanical teratogenesis following rupture of the chorion or yolk sac.
A COMPARISON OF ETHANOL TERATOGENESIS IN OUTBRED CD-1 AND INBRED C57BL/6J MICE.
The effects of ethanol on embryonic actin: a possible role in teratogenesis.