Definition of embryotoxic in English:

embryotoxic

adjective

  • Toxic to an organism during its embryonic development; causing malformation, disease, or death of an embryo.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine.

Pronunciation

embryotoxic

/ˌɛmbrɪə(ʊ)ˈtɒksɪk/