Definition of Teratogens

1. Noun. (plural of teratogen) ¹



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Definition of Teratogens

1. teratogen [n] - See also: teratogen

Medical Definition of Teratogens

1. An agent that causes the production of physical defects in the developing embryo. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Teratogens

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1. Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses: Final Report edited by Joyce C Laslof, Marguerite Knox, John D Baldeschwieler (1997)
"teratogens are environmental agents that adversely affect the fetus in the uterus. Exposure to teratogens accounts for three percent of all birth defects. ..."

2. Proposed National Strategies For The Prevention Of Leading Work-related (1988)
"Despite these disturbingly large numbers, only 30-40 chemical, physical, and biologic agents are generally recognized as human teratogens (, 3). ..."

3. The Legacy of Vietnam Veterans and Their Families: Survivors of War edited by Dennis K. Rhoades, Michael R. Leaveck, James C. Hudson (1996)
"Although teratogens are generally transmitted to the fetus maternally, evidence suggests that adverse effects of paternal exposure to teratogens may be ..."

4. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance 1994 (1994)
"A more detailed understanding of the mechanisms of action for a broad spectrum of teratogens would help to identify potential teratogens and evaluate human ..."

5. Arsenic by Assembly Of Life Sciences, National Academies Press, Assembly of Life Sciences (U.S.), National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1977)
"The paper concluded on a cautionary note, suggesting that all potential teratogens be carefully evaluated until individual species sensitivity to various ..."

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