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.
Science / Genetics / Teratogens: Any agent that raises the incidence of congenital malformations. MORE
Science / Genetics / Teratogenic: Substances such as chemicals or radiation that cause abnormal development of a embryo. MORE