Definition of physico-theological in English:

physico-theological

adjective

  • Of or relating to natural theology; (now usually) specifically designating an argument for the existence of God based on evidences of design found in the natural world.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Walter Charleton (1620–1707), physician and natural philosopher. From physico- + theological [noun], probably after post-classical Latin physico-theologicus.

Pronunciation

physico-theological

/ˌfɪzɪkəʊθiːəˈlɒdʒɪkl/