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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The development of defects in an embryo.

Usage examples (11)
  • Ethanol teratogenesis in the zebrafish, Danio rerio.
  • If the mutation occurs in a somatic cell, it can cause altered cell growth (e.g., cancer) or cell death (e.g., teratogenesis) in the exposed person.
  • Since peak blood alcohol levels (BALs) reached per drinking episode are a crucial factor in FAS (Abel, 1999), the ‘average drinks’ measure distorts the relationship between...
  • Downing and his colleagues looked at alcohol teratogenesis in five inbred strains of mice: for more
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