\Ter`a*tol"o*gy\, n. [Gr. ?, ?, a wonder, monster +
-logy: cf. Gr. ? a telling of wonders, and F.
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.