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solidism

(ˈsɒlɪdɪzəm)
n
(Medicine) med the belief that diseases spring from damage to solid parts of the body
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solidism

a doctrine that relates all diseases to the state of the solid parts of the body. — solidist, n.solidistic, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
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