International Birth Defects Information Systems
Mission: Amelioration and Prevention of Birth Defects and Genetic Disorders 
Birth Defects  Teratogens  Genetic Counseling
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International Birth Defects Information Systems
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Birth Defects: Any anomaly, functional or structural, that presents in infancy or later in life and is caused by events preceding birth, whether inherited, or acquired (more ...)

Teratogen: Any medication, chemical, infectious disease, or environmental agent that might interfere with the normal development of a fetus and result in the loss of a pregnancy, a birth defect or a pregnancy complication (more ...)

Syndrome: A constellation of typical, concurrent or not, symptoms and signs (more ...)


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