teratology


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the branch of biology concerned with the development of malformations or serious deviations from the normal type of organism

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Goldschmidt, "Prenatal alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco use: infant mental and motor development," Neurotoxicology and Teratology, vol.
Teratology is a dynamic and beautifully hewn collection of poems by Susannah Nevison.
Studies have shown that 23-85 percent of pregnant mothers who have received this drug, occurrence of malformation are seen, however, there is no sufficient information regarding the drug teratology effects on fetus [4].
Adding two additional authors, this edition has a new chapter on craniofacial disorders with known single gene mutations, a companion website, identification of genes expressed in development, and embryological explanation of dysmorphology, teratology, and developmental syndromes.
The study is published online ahead of print in the journal Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology. (ANI)
In this case, human monsters eventually prompted a new science, teratology, which compared normal and abnormal development.
The Public Affairs Committee of the Teratology Society published a position paper in the September 2007 issue of Birth Defects Research Part A calling for these changes to be implemented without delay.
The prospective cohort data come from the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), a network of telephone-based teratology counseling services based at hospitals and universities throughout the United States and Canada.
The journal's mission is to provide a forum for the exchange of information on a wide range of genomic-based fields with proven and/or likely implications for the current and future practice of clinical medicine and public health, including clinical teratology, bioinformatics, molecular biology, microbial genomics, pharmacogenomics, personalized medicine, cancer genomics and population genomics, among others.
(4.) Ronan O'Rahilly, and Fabiola Muller, Human Embryology & Teratology, New York, Wiley-Liss, 1994, p.
Dr Anthony Scialli, in an article for the Teratology Society in the US, pointed to research linking obesity to a number of birth defects in newborns and complications for the mother.
Dr Sarah Mattson, of the Centre for Behavioural Teratology at San Diego State University in California, said the effects on children could be serious.
The Introduction is a compendium of useful resources such as locations and phone numbers of Poison Control Centers throughout the country, organizations offering information on toxicology, and teratology information services.