TERATOGENIC

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eliciting developmental irregularities within a fetus. A teratogen is an agent or procedure which elicits such irregular or odd growth; a procedure referred to as terato-genesis; a teratomorph is a fetus or child with growth irregularities.

TERATOGENIC: "For the purpose of tomorrow's discussion, you'll need to preface yourself with the section on teratogenics this evening."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TERATOGENIC," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/teratogenic/ (accessed November 30, 2021).

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