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Teratology definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TERATOL'OGY, n. [Gr. a prodigy, and discourse.]
Bombast in language; affectation of sublimity. [Not used.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the branch of biology concerned with the development of malformations or serious deviations from the normal type of organism

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: circa 1842 the study of malformations or serious deviations from the normal type in developing organisms teratologist noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 Biol. the scientific study of animal or vegetable monstrosities. 2 mythology relating to fantastic creatures, monsters, etc. Derivatives: teratological adj. teratologist n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Teratology Ter`a*tol"o*gy, n. [Gr. ?, ?, a wonder, monster + -logy: cf. Gr. ? a telling of wonders, and F. t['e]ratologie.] 1. That branch of biological science which treats of monstrosities, malformations, or deviations from the normal type of structure, either in plants or animals. 2. Affectation of sublimity; bombast. [Obs.] --Bailey.

Moby Thesaurus

bowlegs, camelback, cleft palate, clubfoot, crookback, defacement, deformation, deformity, disfigurement, flatfoot, freakishness, harelip, humpback, hunchback, knock-knee, kyphosis, lordosis, malconformation, malformation, misproportion, misshape, monstrosity, mutilation, splayfoot, swayback, talipes, torticollis, truncation, valgus, wryneck




 


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