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teratogen

[tə′rad·ə·jən]
(medicine)
An agent causing formation of a congenital anomaly or monstrosity.
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Teratogenicity data for antiretrovirals (ARVs) is better than for most drugs because an Antiretroviral Pregnancy Registry (5) aims to obtain prospective information.
The limited human data have generally shown no risk of teratogenicity.
I don't have any problem with that," he said, when an audience member suggested it and also noted the drug's teratogenicity.
Embryos and larvae of ER killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) are refractory to the induction of enzymes regulated by the aryl hydrocarbon receptor, including cytochrome P4501A (CYP1A) and are resistant to PAH-induced lethality and teratogenicity.
The other aspect of the use of retinoids therapeutically is their adverse effect including the teratogenicity of orally administered ones.
The latest product and service releases include novel teratogenicity screening assays, New Zealand sourced animal blood products, the gas-permeable LAMPIRE[R] OMNI C3 Cell Culture Bag, exclusive antibodies to chemotherapeutic agents, and Proliant BSA.
Retinoids and cyclosporine are out because of teratogenicity.
Panelists there agreed the combination was an effective weight-loss agent, but were concerned about the associated risks, including teratogenicity, psychiatric effects, neurocognitive effects, increases in heart rate, and drops in serum bicarbonate levels.
The benefit-to-risk evaluation of prescribing a benzodiazepine with an antidepressant ought to include consideration of potential dependence, accident proneness, teratogenicity, and difficulty in tapering off the benzodiazepine.
The mother of case 3 has evidence of 8 workdays (4 probable and 4 possible days) of exposure to methamidophos, which has evidence for teratogenicity in mice and rats (Asmatullah and Aslam 1999; Hanafy et al.
The result of this work is "devTox[TM]", an assay to screen pharmaceutical agents for teratogenicity.