Etymology
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teratology (n.)

"study of marvels and monstrosities," 1842, from terato- + -logy. Earlier it meant "marvelous narrative" (1670s), from Greek teratologia "a telling of marvels." Related: Teratological; teratologist.

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Definitions of teratology

teratology (n.)
the branch of biology concerned with the development of malformations or serious deviations from the normal type of organism;
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