Related to the study of ultimate purposes in natural phenomena; as,
The teleological question, what is the meaning of life?
Greek telos (end) and -logy (study of).

Te`le*o*log"ic*al (?), a. [Cf. F. t'el'eologique.] Biol.

Of or pertaining to teleology, or the doctrine of design.

-- Te`le*o*log"ic*al*ly, adv.


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