Definition of Animalculism. Meaning of Animalculism. Synonyms of Animalculism

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Definition of Animalculism

Animalculism An`i*mal"cu*lism, n. (Biol.) The theory that the spermatozo["o]n and not the ovum contains the whole of the embryo; spermatism; -- opposed to ovism.
Animalculism An`i*mal"cu*lism, n. [Cf. F. animalculisme.] (Biol.) The theory which seeks to explain certain physiological and pathological phenomena by means of animalcules.

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