Anomalies of Development
Part of the Illustrated Human Embryology book series (MGPPT, volume 1)
Malformations arise from three mechanisms:—
noxious influence of external factors during first phases of development;
transmission of a genetic abnormality by the parents;
chromosome aberration existing in one of the gametes or appearing during the first divisions.
KeywordsChromosome Aberration Gonadic Dysgenesis Molecular Abnormality Teratogenic Agent Metabolic Anomaly
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