noun cte·tol·o·gy \tə̇ˈtäləjē\

Definition of ctetology



  1. :  a branch of biology that deals with the origin and development of acquired characters

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Origin and Etymology of ctetology

cteto- (from Greek ktētos that may be acquired, from ktasthai to acquire) + -logy — more at check

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a trip made at another's expense

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