teratogen

noun te·rato·gen \ tə-ˈra-tə-jən \

Definition of teratogen

: a teratogenic agent

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First Known Use of teratogen

1959


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teratogen

noun te·rato·gen \ tə-ˈrat-ə-jən \

medical Definition of teratogen

: a teratogenic agent (as a drug or virus)

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