Teleological Te`le*o*log"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. t['e]l['e]ologique.] 1. (Biol.) Of or pertaining to teleology, or the doctrine of design. [1913 Webster]

2. showing evidence of design or purpose, especially in natural phenomena. [PJC] -- {Te`le*o*log"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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