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teratology

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noun ter·a·tol·o·gy \ˌter-ə-ˈtä-lə-jē\

Definition of teratology

  1. :  the study of malformations or serious deviations from the normal type in developing organisms

ter·a·tol·o·gist play \-jist\ noun


Circa 1842

First Known Use of teratology

circa 1842


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teratology

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noun ter·a·tol·o·gy \ˌter-ə-ˈtäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of teratology

plural ter·a·tol·o·gies

  1. :  the study of malformations or serious deviations from the normal type in organisms




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