Skip to Content


Pronunciation: ter'a-tol'o-je

Definition: The branch of embryology and pathology concerned with the production, development, anatomy, and classification of malformed embryos.

[terato- + G. logos, study]

See Also: dysmorphology

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.