tectology

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek τέκτων (téktōn, a carpenter) +‎ -logy.

Noun[edit]

tectology (uncountable)

  1. (biology) A Haeckelian division of morphology; the science of organic individuality constituting the purely structural portion of morphology, in which the organism is regarded as composed of organic individuals of different orders, each organ being considered an individual.

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