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Agent that can Disturb the Development of An Embryo or Fetus

Teratology is the study of Ä?bnŽÆ?mÄ?ůŝÆ?Ä?Ɛ of physiological development in all organisms including plants during the Ä?nÆ?Æ?Ä? life span. A sub discipline in Medical 'Ä?nÄ?Æ?cƐ which focuses on the cůÄ?ƐƐŝĮcÄ?Æ?Žn of congenital Ä?bnŽÆ?mÄ?ůŝÆ?Ä?Ɛ is dysmorphology. The related term developmental toxicity includes all mÄ?nŝĨÄ?ƐÆ?Ä?Æ?ŽnƐ of abnormal development that are caused by environmental insult. These may include growth Æ?Ä?Æ?Ä?Æ?Ä?Ä?Æ?ŽnÍ? delayed mental development or other congenital disorders without any structural mÄ?ůĨŽÆ?mÄ?Æ?ŽnƐÍ?


Author(s): Melanie Goodberlet

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