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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However, this drug has teratogenic effects and cannot be prescribed for pregnant women.
Whether to discontinue medications with potentially teratogenic effects should involve a "thorough discussion with the appropriate members of the multidisciplinary team to review the risks, benefits, and therapeutic alternatives," the ACOG committee members wrote.
shall not have potential chronic health effects like carcinogenic,mutagenic, teratogenic note:supplier shall submit certificate indicating above ingredients and physical/ chemical properties.
Major determinants of a medication's likeliness to produce teratogenic effects include the medication dosage, the duration of pharmacologic treatment and the trimester of pregnancy during which the medication is used.
To the Editor: The teratogenic Schmallenberg virus (SBV) (genus Orthobunyavirus) was detected in bovine semen in a recent German field study (1).
We regret that the teratogenic potential of Thalidomide could not be detected by the tests that we and others carried out before it was marketed.
Historical scares around teratogenic drugs, such as thalidomide, and a lack of research on lactating mothers for ethical reasons have had a huge impact upon the perceived safety 1 of medications.
Students can research why these "avoided substances" are teratogenic and what threshold concentrations are thought to become problematic.
Efavirenz has central nervous side-effects and suspected high teratogenic effects.
Nearly all hazardous drugs have some teratogenic and embryotoxic effects that have been well documented in experimental animal studies.
It is a teratogenic factor which can lead to intrauterine death and congenital anomalies in humans and the clinical picture it causes is named isotretinoin embryopathy (1).
Assurances that the teratogenic and cardiovascular risks of topiramate will be monitored and managed - as well as the continuing unmet need for more treatments for obesity - helped sway a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel to recommend approval of the combination formulation of phentermine and topiramate as a weight-loss treatment, nearly 2 years after rejecting the product for approval.