Related formster·a·to·log·i·cal [ter-uh-tl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌtɛr ə tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveter·a·tol·o·gist, noun
Examples from the Web for teratology
One may say, then, that a being possessing both arms and wings is a monster and belongs to the department of Teratology.The Revolt of the Angels|Anatole France
In any case this formation in question generally belongs more to general morphology than to teratology.
This mode of union belongs, perhaps, rather to the domain of pathology than of teratology.
Teratology ( , a monster) is a part of biology that treats of deviation from a normal development in man and the lower animals.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Teratology, the branch of biology which treats of malformations or departures from the normal type.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood