teratological

adjective
ter·​a·​to·​log·​i·​cal | \ ˌter-ə-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce teratological (audio) \
variants: or teratologic \ ˌter-​ə-​tə-​ˈlä-​jik How to pronounce teratological (audio) \

Definition of teratological

1 : abnormal in growth or structure
2 : of or relating to teratology

First Known Use of teratological

1857, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for teratological

teratolog(y) + -ical

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“Teratological.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teratological. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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teratological

adjective
ter·​a·​to·​log·​i·​cal | \ ˌter-ət-ᵊl-ˈäj-i-kəl How to pronounce teratological (audio) \
variants: or teratologic \ -​ik How to pronounce teratological (audio) \

Medical Definition of teratological

1 : abnormal in growth or structure
2 : of or relating to teratology

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