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te·tral·o·gy

 (tĕ-trăl′ə-jē, -trŏl′-)
n. pl. te·tral·o·gies
1. A series of four related dramatic, operatic, or literary works.
2. Medicine A complex of four symptoms.

[Greek tetralogiā : tetra-, tetra- + -logos, word, saying; see -logy.]
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tetralogy

(tɛˈtrælədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a series of four related works, as in drama or opera
2. (Theatre) (in ancient Greece) a group of four dramas, the first three tragic and the last satiric
3. (Pathology) pathol a group of four symptoms present in one disorder, esp Fallot's tetralogy
[C17: from Greek tetralogia; see tetra-, -logy]
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te•tral•o•gy

(tɛˈtræl ə dʒi, -ˈtrɑ lə-)

n., pl. -gies.
1. a series of four related dramas, operas, novels, etc.
2. a group of four dramas, three tragedies and one satyr play, performed consecutively at the festival of Dionysus in ancient Athens.
[1650–60; < Greek tetralogía]
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tetralogy

Greek Drama, a series of four dramas, three of them tragedies and one a satyr-play; hence, any series of four related works, literary, dramatic, operatic, etc.
See also: Drama
a series of four related works. — tetralogist, n. — tetralogical, adj.
See also: Literature
any series of four related works, literary, dramatic, operatic, etc.
See also: Music
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tetralogy - a series of four related works (plays or operas or novels)
serial, series - a serialized set of programs; "a comedy series"; "the Masterworks concert series"
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te·tral·o·gy

n. tetralogía, término aplicado a una combinación de cuatro factores o elementos.
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