Definition of Teratogenic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to substances or agents that can interfere with normal embryonic development.

Partainyms: Teratogen
Derivative terms: Teratogen



Definition of Teratogenic

1. Adjective. (teratology) Of, relating to, or causing malformations or defects to an embryo or foetus. ¹

2. Noun. A teratogenic agent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Teratogenic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Teratogenic

1. Tending to produce anomalies of formation or teratism (= anomaly of formation or development: condition of a monster). See: teratogenicity Origin: Gr. Gennan = to produce This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Teratogenic

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1. Arsenic by Assembly Of Life Sciences, National Academies Press, Assembly of Life Sciences (U.S.), National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1977)
"More recent studies have shown that teratogenic effects result from the ... Further analysis of the teratogenic consequences of sodium arsenate by Holmberg ..."

2. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1898)
"The results have been teratogenic. Among many substances which have been found to be teratogenic may be mentioned the alcohols and ..."

3. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"not have a substantial teratogenic potential as assessed by the use of ... The continuing discussion on the teratogenic potential of drugs such as some of ..."

4. An Assessment Of Potential Health Effects From Exposure To Pave Paws Low by Brer, National Research Council (U.S.) (2005)
"In contrast, after exposure of rats to 27 MHz, Tofani and colleagues (l986) have reported teratogenic effects in the offspring after maternal exposure at ..."

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