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1. Teratogen
A chemical such as thalidomide that can cause birth defects by adversely altering the development of an embryo or fetus without necessarily altering the organism's genetic structure. Compare mutagen .

2. Teratogenesis
Teratogenesis is the process through which fetal development is altered and birth defects occur.

3. Teratogenic
Anything which produces nonheritable birth defects is said to be teratogenic.

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