topology [tō päl′ə jē, təpäl′ə jē]
pl. topologies [< Gr topos, a place (see TOPIC) + -LOGY]
1. a topographical study of a specific object, entity, place, etc. [the topology of the mind]
2. Math. the study of those properties of geometric figures that remain unchanged even when under distortion, so long as no surfaces are torn, as with a Möbius strip
3. Med. the topographic anatomy of a body region
topological [täp΄ə läj′i kəl]

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