fetotoxicity

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fetotoxicity fe·to·tox·ic·i·ty (fē'tō-tŏk-sĭs'ĭ-tē)
n.
Injury to the fetus from a substance that enters the maternal and placental circulation and may cause death or retardation of growth and development.

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