Developmental disorders, Biology

DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS -

1.      AMNIONITIS-

Inflammation of amnion due to infection.

2.      ABORTION-

Escape of a embryo prior to the stage of viability (about 20 weeks of gestation, foetal weight is less than 500 gm.) occuring by natural causes.

It is different from premature birth.

Note :- A premature infant is born after the stage of mobility but before full term.

3.       TERATOGENY -

Production of malformed infant due to use of tobacco, alcohol & drugs by pregnant mother.

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