The process by which congenital malformations are produced in an embryo or fetus.
- ‘Medications can potentially affect the fetus in several ways: structural teratogenesis (birth defects), behavioral teratogenesis, and perinatal syndromes.’
- ‘There are limited data on behavioral teratogenesis.’
- ‘There are several potential mechanisms for antiepileptic drug-mediated teratogenesis.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.