n.1.(Eccl.) Transubstantiation.
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Their doctrines used such terms as transutilization, transfinalization, and from Theophylact, transelementation rather than transubstantiation, although Theophylact says in one place that the equivalent of transelementatio is transsubstantiatio, but in another place that transelementatio refers to John 6:56-58.
Although probably not yet articulating a notion of real presence that all traditions will accept fully, H.'s use of the notion of "transelementation" (metastoicheiosis, in patristic sources), characterized by him as compatible with formulations by Reformed writers Calvin, Vermigli, Bucer, and Cranmer, unquestionably makes progress in this direction.