Definition of teratologist in US English:



  • See teratology

    • ‘I am one of only 3 or 4 experimental teratologists in Australia.’
    • ‘It is interesting to note that modern teratologists retained ` monster’ as a scientific term, therefore using a word which, through centuries, had inspired many prejudices.’
    • ‘We are staffed by a multidisciplinary team consisting of clinicians, medical information scientists, nurses, pharmacists and a teratologist.’
    • ‘Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hillaire was the first teratologist to classify conjoined twins, using Greek etymology to describe the twins in terms of their shared anatomy.’
    • ‘The catalog provides a source of reference for teratologists wishing knowledge of the literature dealing with a particular teratogenic agents.’