homunculus definition

  • noun:
    • A diminutive human.
    • A miniature, completely formed specific believed by adherents associated with the early biological principle of preformation becoming within the sperm mobile.
    • A little guy.
    • The neurological chart of body that is out there in the parietal lobe associated with the mind.
    • slightly guy; a dwarf; a manikin.
    • a small person which may be created (relating to a fancy of Paracelsus) artificially, without a natural mommy.
    • some guy; a dwarf.
    • a small completely formed individual that (according to the discredited concept of preformation) is supposed become present in the semen cell
    • someone who is quite small but who is not otherwise deformed or irregular

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