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animalculism (AN uh muh kuhl" iz uhm) (s) (noun), animalculisms (pl)
A theory that seeks to explain physiological or pathological phenomena via microscopic organisms; such as, amoeba or paramecium: Animalculism involves the research of germs in order to determine the causes of certain illnesses.
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