Teratogens Congenital Abnormalities of Fetus Paper

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What are some known teratogens, and what kind of damage can they do to the developing fetus?

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Running Head: TERATOGENS

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Teratogens
Judith Sarfo
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Date: 25th March 2019

Teratogens are materials, substances, or other agents that negatively influence the
development of the embryo resulting in congenital abnormalities or birth defects. The

TERATOGENS

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abnormalities associated with these teratogens often arise during the third to the eighth week
during pregnancy when the fetus’s major organs are developing (Lyerly et al., 2009). Some of
the known teratogens include; certain medications, chemicals, infections, or some diseases that
directly affect the development of the embryo.

Chemicals and medications are the commonly known teratogens although it is quite
challenging to determine whether a given chemical or me...

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