animalculism definition

  • noun:
    • A theory seeking to clarify particular physiological and pathological phenomena with regards to animalcules.
    • the idea which seeks to describe particular physiological and pathological phenomena in the shape of animalcules.
    • The theory that the spermatozo√∂n rather than the ovum offers the entire associated with embryo; spermatism; -- against ovism.
    • the idea that animalcules cause illness.
    • The doctrine or concept of incasement when you look at the male; spermism; spermatism. See incasement.
    • also referred to as animalism.

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