teratogenic

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adjective ter·a·to·gen·ic \-ˈje-nik\

Definition of teratogenic

  1. :  of, relating to, or causing developmental malformations teratogenic substances teratogenic effects

teratogenicity

play \-jə-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun

1879

First Known Use of teratogenic

1879


Medical Dictionary

teratogenic

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adjective ter·a·to·gen·ic \-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of teratogenic

  1. :  of, relating to, or causing developmental malformations teratogenic substances teratogenic effects

teratogenicity

\-jə-ˈnis-ət-ē\play noun plural

teratogenicities


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