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Descriptor English: Teratogens
Descriptor Spanish: Teratógenos
Descriptor Portuguese: Teratógenos
Descriptor French: Tératogènes
Entry term(s): Embryotoxins
Fetotoxins
Teratogen
Tree number(s): D27.888.569.864
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013723
Scope note: An agent that causes the production of physical defects in the developing embryo.
Allowable Qualifiers: AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
Previous Indexing: Abnormalities, Drug-Induced (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 75
History Note: 75
Related: Abnormalities, Drug-Induced MeSH
Teratogenesis MeSH
DeCS ID: 14101
Unique ID: D013723
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Teratogens - Preferred
Concept UI M0021173
Scope note An agent that causes the production of physical defects in the developing embryo.
Preferred term Teratogens
Entry term(s) Teratogen
Fetotoxins - Broader
Concept UI M0021172
Preferred term Fetotoxins
Entry term(s) Embryotoxins



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