noun. 1. the property of being objective-directed with regard to structures, operations, and actions which is a basic trait of living organisms. 2. the obviously directional or "deliberate" personality of evolutionary acclimation. 3. the scientific analysis of living organisms with regard to evolutionary acclimation.

TELEONOMY: "My mother studied teleonomy when she was in college."
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