Teratogen

Business / Agriculture / Teratogen: A chemical that causes nonhereditary birth defects in a developing fetus. Teratogencity is taken into account in assessing the toxicity of pesticides and other chemicals. Both level and timing of exposure to teratogens determine health effects.

Teratogens

Science / Genetics / Teratogens: Any agent that raises the incidence of congenital malformations. MORE

Teratogenic

Science / Genetics / Teratogenic: Substances such as chemicals or radiation that cause abnormal development of a embryo. MORE

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