terato-


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terato-

or terat-
pref.
1. Congenital malformation: teratogenic.
2. Malignancy: teratoma.

[Greek, from teras, terat-, portent, monster; see kwer- in Indo-European roots.]

terato-

a combining form meaning “monster,” “malformation”: teratology.
[< Greek terat-, s. of téras monster, marvel + -o-]
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From the time of its introduction, these products were known to have serious side effects like terato- genic potential, and pregnancies with the drug were strongly discouraged.
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