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teratism

[ter-uh-tiz-uh m] /ˈtɛr əˌtɪz əm/
noun
1.
love or worship of the monstrous.
2.
Biology. a monstrosity.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; terat- + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for teratism

teratism

/ˈtɛrəˌtɪzəm/
noun
1.
a malformed animal or human, esp in the fetal stage; monster
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teratism in Medicine

teratism ter·a·tism (těr'ə-tĭz'əm)
n.
A congenital malformation or monster.

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