Be this as it may, teratology owes a very large number of its records to this class of observers.
This mode of union belongs, perhaps, rather to the domain of pathology than of teratology.
teratology shows that ovules may be formed indifferently on leaf-organs or on stem-organs.
In any case this formation in question generally belongs more to general morphology than to teratology.
teratology, the branch of biology which treats of malformations or departures from the normal type.
The discussion of this matter, however, pertains rather to normal morphology than to teratology.
Discredit has been cast on teratology because it has been incautiously used.
teratology ( , a monster) is a part of biology that treats of deviation from a normal development in man and the lower animals.
One may say, then, that a being possessing both arms and wings is a monster and belongs to the department of teratology.
Ter′atoid, monstrous; Teratolog′ic, -al, pertaining to teratology.
teratology ter·a·tol·o·gy (těr'ə-tŏl'ə-jē)
The biological study of malformations and monstrosities.