teratogenic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Of, relating to, or causing malformations of an embryo or fetus.
- terˌa·to·ge·nicˈi·ty noun
- terˌa·to·genˈe·sis noun
teratogenic - Medical Definition
Of, relating to, or causing malformations of an embryo or a fetus.
Variant of teratogen
an agent, as a chemical or disease, that causes malformation of a fetus
Origin: terato- plush -gen
- teratogenic adjective