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pneu·ma (no͞o′mə, nyo͞o′-)
The soul or vital spirit.
a person's vital spirit, soul, or creative energy. Compare psyche
[C19: from Greek: breath, spirit, wind; related to pnein to blow, breathe]
pneu•ma (ˈnu mə, ˈnyu-)
n., pl. -mas.
the vital spirit; soul.
[1875–80; < Greek pneûma literally, breath, wind; akin to pneîn to breathe]
See also: Christianity
the Holy Spirit in Christian theology. See also soul
References in periodicals archive
Sua natureza sutil o tornava proprio a veicular as substancias aereas chamadas madas de "espiritos" (os pneumas
da tradicao galenica): o espirito natural era produzido pelo figado, o espirito vital provinha do coracao e o espirito animal emanava do cerebro.
Late Zhou and Hun philosophical speculation transformed the marchmounts into abstract cosmological forces essential to the circulation of the pneumas
We're sure that 'The Wichenford Court Murder' will delight old fans and create more than a few new ones for Falconer," said Vivian Akinpelu of Pneuma