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The biological study of birth defects.

ter′a·to·log′i·cal (-ə-tl-ŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
ter′a·tol′o·gist n.
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The larva was obtained as a result of a teratological experiment based on the application of temperatures of 14 and 32AdegC changed every 12 h for the first ten days of spider embryogenesis.
Zebrafish embryos as models for embryotoxic and teratological effects of chemicals.
Direct exposed to a source of white light during incubation also may cause a number of teratological effects in chickens such as higher mortality, lower eye weight, and the increase in number and size of the intracytoplasmic lipid droplets of the follicular pinealocytes (Aige-Gil and Murillo-Ferrol, 1992; Archer et al.
Corporeal Monstrosities and Teratological Grimaces: Monstrous Spaces in Twenty-First-Century Sci-Fi Japanese Film.
In teratological studies in rabbits, a standardized extract of C.
Cypermethrin, a pyrethroid induces teratological and biochemical changes in young chick embryos.
Histological and histochemical profile of teratological effects in the Anas platyrhynchus L.
The methanol fraction did not induce neurotoxicity or other teratological affects in zebrafish embryos even at 100 g/mL concentration.
Results show the presence of 3 teratological cases (two ternary schistomelies and one atrophy).
According to Jubb and Kennedy (1970) and Noden and Dalhunta (1985) conjoined twins are non-inherited teratological defects and monozygotic, thus monstrosities arise due to incomplete embryonic division into components usually at primitive streak development stage.
Skeletal malformations due to teratological agents and magnetics fields, biomechanics and biomedical imaging.