Definition of embryopathy in English:

embryopathy

Syllabification: em·bry·op·a·thy
Pronunciation: /ˌembrēˈäpəTHē
 
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noun (plural embryopathies)

A developmental defect in an embryo or fetus.
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  • But leprosy is predominantly a disease of the developing world, and internet sales of the drug have almost certainly contributed to the re-emergence of thalidomide related embryopathy in recent years.
  • Coumarin derivatives can cause an embryopathy (which consists of nasal hypoplasia or stippled epiphyses or both) after in utero exposure during the first trimester of pregnancy.
  • The model of thalidomide's embryopathy published by my colleagues and I at Idaho State University last year attempted to account for multiple mechanisms of drug action.

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