tectology


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tectology

a branch of morphology that regards an organism as made up of other organisms. — tectological, adj.
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Although the biologist Bertalanffy is considered the father of general system theory since 1940, it has been found out that the conceptual portion of the system theory was published by Alexander Bogdanov between 1912-1917 in his three volumes of Tectology.