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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.
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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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

teratology

The study of the processes operating during early embryonic and fetal development that lead to major anomalies of body structure.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

teratology

the study of abnormalities in structures, such as malformations.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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]
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