Causing physical defects in the foetus.
able to cause birth defects.
possessing ability to cause birth defects in a developing fetus.
Capable of producing congenital malformations in the fetus (birth defects).
The ability to produce birth defects. A teratogenic agent has the ability to induce or increase the incidence of congenital malformations, i.e., permanent structural or functional deviations arising during embryogenesis.
Producing a malformation of the embryo
Any agent, substance, or process that interfers with normal prenatal development causing abnormalities in the fetus.
a substance that causes developmental malformations
Often spelt tetragenic. Any substance that causes abnormal cell development during pregnancy, resulting in birth defects.
An agent (eg. substance) producing birth defects of structural nature (malformations)
Tear-at-Oh-gen-ick] The tendency to induce birth defects.
a medication or treatment with the potential to cause birth defects.
a chemical or drug that can cause major defects in a developing foetus.
Any agent that may cause malformation
Causing malformations of an embryo or fetus.
Teratogenic substances cause developmental malformations during gestation
Producing defects or malformations in the fetus.
Structural developmental defects due to exposure to a chemical agent during formation of individual organs.