|Developmental toxicology can be defined as the adverse changes in an organism during various stages of development including pre natal, post natal or during sexual development or maturation. Developmental toxicology usually interferes with the development of normal offspring.
A journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.