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  • n. Plural form of teras.

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  • Latin; in a specific sense, the Latin Vulgate designates by miracula wonders of a peculiar kind, expressed more clearly in the Greek text by the terms terata, dynameis, semeia, i.e., wonders performed by supernatural power as signs of some special mission or gift and explicitly ascribed to God.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Hence dynamis adds to the meaning of terata by pointing out the efficient cause.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Ex. 4: 21 panta ta terata ha edoka en tais chersin sou.

    A Grammar of Septuagint Greek

  • If this be so, then the teratologic difficulty is removed, for the case becomes perfectly comparable with the well-known but rare type of double terata known as the pygopagous twins, which is placed by Taruffi with that of the ischiopagous twins in the group dicephalus lecanopagus.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Again, several of the pygopagous twins, of whom there are scientific records, survived birth and lived for a number of years, and thus resembled the Biddenden terata.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • CLASS X. -- The instances of diphallic terata, by their intense interest to the natural bent of the curious mind, have always elicited much discussion.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Many of the Museums of Natural History contain evidences of animal terata.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Ballantyne and his associates define diphallic terata as individuals provided with two more or less well-formed and more or less separate penises, who may show also other malformations of the adjoining parts and organs (e. g., septate bladder), but who are not possessed of more than two lower limbs.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Schenck, Schurig, Bartholinus, Loder, and Ollsner report instances of diphallic terata; the latter case 5.57 was in a soldier of Charles VI., twenty-two years old, who applied to the surgeon for a bubonic affection, and who declared that he passed urine from the orifice of the left glans and also said that he was incapable of true coitus.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • It also excludes the more evident double terata, and, of course, the cases of duplication of the female genital organs (double clitoris, vulva, vagina, and uterus).

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

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