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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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Optic vesicle defects induced by vincristine sulfate: An in vivo and in vitro study in the mouse embryo, Teratology, 29(2): 223-239.
A telling of wonders: Teratology in Western medicine through 1800.
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With nearly 500 illustrations, and using the official international list of embryologic terms, this volume has expanded coverage of teratology, and includes recent advances in the molecular aspects of developmental biology, which are highlighted in italics.
Many young adults who were exposed to alcohol prenatally have persistent difficulties with math, according to study findings reported at the annual meeting of the Teratology Society.
The 27 chapters by a group of North American pharmacists, physicians, and nurses specializing in maternal-fetal medicine provide information often lacking in pharmacy training, including discussion of physiologic changes, developmental toxicity, drug use and lactation, use of over-the-counter medications, teratology risk assessment and counseling, drug therapy for complications unique to pregnancy, and treatment of common chronic diseases such as depression, epilepsy, infectious disease, nausea and vomiting, and autoimmune diseases in pregnancy.
The data--from a larger study of autoimmune diseases in pregnancy that has been developed by the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists--so far include birth outcomes of 23 women who were treated with adalimumab early in pregnancy.
Levin coauthored the study, which is described in the September/ October 2005 issue of Neurotoxicology and Teratology.
Effect of prenatal phenytoin administration on postnatal development of the rat: a behavioral teratology study.
West of the Texas A & M University in College Station and his colleagues now report in the August Teratology.