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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ter·a·to·sis

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

(tĕr′ə-tĭz′əm)
n.
A congenital malformation or anomaly.
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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.
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ter·a·to·sis

(ter'ă-tō'sis)
An anomaly producing a teras.
Synonym(s): teratism.
[terato- + G. -osis, condition]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012