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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to substances or agents that can interfere with normal embryonic development.

Usage examples (32)
  • What the word teratogenic means (teratology is the study of abnormalities in physical development).
  • German measles early in the pregnancy, exposure to radiation and teratogenic medications.
  • Thalidomide was shown by scientists to be teratogenic; it was the manufacturer that suppressed this data.
  • It is correct that thalidomide was not rapidly approved and its teratogenic properties became evident in the meantime. for more
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