teratology

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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.
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When this finding is considered with the teratogenicity data for sodium valproate and its possible longer term neurobehavioral sequelae, one has to reconsider the wisdom of using this medication in reproductive-age women, particularly since some of the treatment alternatives for bipolar illness are either less teratogenic or appear to be nonteratogenic.
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Still, the children had significantly lower achievements in a variety of tests than did matched control children of women who had contacted Motherisk for nonteratogenic exposures.
The antibiotic had a safety profile comparable to the profiles of other nonteratogenic agents.
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Investigators compared the pregnancy outcomes of 46 women taking the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor to treat depression with those of 46 women taking established nonteratogenic products for the same condition.