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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.
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·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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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

teratogenesis

The production of a fetal congenital bodily abnormality.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

teratogenesis

the production of a foetus with congenital deformities.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

ter·a·to·gen·e·sis

(ter'ă-tō-jen'ĕ-sis)
Disturbed growth processes involved in production of a malformed neonate.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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This level of education was not in agreement with the participants' poor understanding of basic terminology and mathematics, which was needed to grasp the concept of teratogenesis. Birth defects is a layman's term commonly used in medical practice during the counselling of patients.
Ondovcik, "Oxidative DNA damage and repair in teratogenesis and neurodevelopmental deficits," Birth Defects Research Part C, Embryo Today, vol.
Warfarin is well documented to be the most effective anticoagulant and is best for the mother, giving the lowest risk of thrombosis; however, it crosses the placenta and is associated with adverse fetal outcomes, including teratogenesis (nasal hypoplasia and epiphyseal stippling), miscarriage, stillbirth and intracranial bleeding.
Findings of the report revealed that the places where people do not have adequate access to water largely coincide with those where toxicity-centered diseases endemic in general, and embryonic - teratogenesis pandemic out-breaks in particular, are threateningly high.
Cardiac teratogenesis of halogenated hydrocarbon-contaminated drinking water.
Understanding diabetic teratogenesis: Where are we now and where are we going?
Arora, and P Taneja, "Antigenotoxic potential of certain dietary constituents," Teratogenesis Carcinogenesis and Mutagenesis, vol.
Zn deficiency affects nearly two billion people in the developing countries and is associated with many diseases, including depressed growth, diarrhea, impotence and delayed sexual maturation, alopecia, eye and skin lesions, impaired appetite, altered cognition, impaired host defense properties, defects in carbohydrate utilization, and reproductive teratogenesis [3, 4].
Cognitive teratogenesis in offspring exposed to VPA in utero also has been described, (3) and an association between VPA and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been suspected, but convincing data have not been published until now.