teratogenicist

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teratogen (ˈtɛrətədʒən, tɪˈrætə-)
 
n
any substance, organism, or process that causes malformations in a fetus. Teratogens include certain drugs (such as thalidomide), infections (such as German measles), and ionizing radiation
 
terato'genic
 
adj
 
terato'genicist
 
n
 
teratoge'nicity
 
n

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