Animalcular


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An`i`mal´cu`lar


a.1.Of, pertaining to, or resembling, animalcules.
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Por ejemplo, en el campo netamente especulativo, el medico medieval Girolamo Fracastoro se referia a las "semillas" de la sifilis, Thomas Sydenham (el Hipocrates ingles) empleo el termino "particulas morbificas", Richard Morton y Benjamin Martin se adhirieron a la teoria animalcular de la enfermedad y finalmente Jakob Henle y Edwin Klebs iniciaron la fase experimental a mediados del siglo XIX.
He suggests that his sense of sound is as tactile as a fly's, as the fly ignores the architectural form and can only "creep over it with animalcular feet, & peer microscopically at the sand-grit of [the building's] component Stones" (CL 2.