teratogenic


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ter·a·to·gen·ic

 (tĕr′ə-tə-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or causing malformations of an embryo or fetus.

ter′a·to·ge·nic′i·ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
ter′a·to·gen′e·sis (-ĭ-sĭs) n.
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Adj.1.teratogenic - of or relating to substances or agents that can interfere with normal embryonic development
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teratogenic

adj teratogénico
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teenage girls on Medicaid who were prescribed teratogenic medications did not receive or fill prescriptions for contraception, and some became pregnant while on the medication, a study showed.
teenage girls on Medicaid who were prescribed teratogenic medications for rheumatic diseases did not receive or fill prescriptions for contraception, and some became pregnant while taking the medication, a study showed.
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Objective: To investigate the protective effect of folinic acid on the hatching ability and developmental defects in a retinoic acid-induced teratogenic model of chick embryo.
Studies also show that women taking teratogenic medications do not receive the vital counseling that they should regarding contraception.
The researchers have developed image processing and statistical algorithms to quantify and classify the teratogenic potential of different compounds.
Bindu's research focus and interests have included the social and political challenges involved in the continued operation past its design life of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Massachusetts; reflexive research ethics in fetal tissue xenotransplantation research; occupational health issues among immigrant workers; the ethics of uranium mining research; and the teratogenic effects of depleted uranium.
The drug is particularly valuable for the treatment of female patients during the reproductive period as other drugs like methotrexate are teratogenic.
8) Some teratogenic effects of VPA have been also been reported in animals.
Teratogenic potential of latex (n= 5) and extract (100, 300, 500, 700, 1000,1500 and 2000 mg/kg body weight, n= 40, or 5 per concentration and 5 as control group) was evaluated in pregnant albino mice on 7th day of gestation using intra-peritoneal route.