Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to miasm: sycotic miasm, syphilitic miasm
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Miasm - an unwholesome atmospheremiasm - an unwholesome atmosphere; "the novel spun a miasma of death and decay"
ambiance, ambience, atmosphere - a particular environment or surrounding influence; "there was an atmosphere of excitement"
2.miasm - unhealthy vapors rising from the ground or other sources; "the miasma of the marshes"; "a miasma of cigar smoke"
air pollution - pollution of the atmosphere; "air pollution reduced the visibility"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
When I (Judyth) was first introduced to philosophy of homeopathy in my first year of Bastyr naturopathic college, I heard the term miasm. It was defined as a hereditary layer of disposition, literally a miasma or swamp.
Here they have become hardened, have lost all self-respect, and have yielded day by day, to the mind-poisoning, moral miasm [sic] of these legalized receptacles, (pp.
When asked, homoeopaths say and teach that homoeopathy is the application of the law of similars, yet they often ignore that fact when prescribing, basing prescriptions on all sorts of other strategies--the constitution, sensation, essence, miasm or whatever.
It appeared a miasm of limbs flailing at the ball whilst errant passes handed possession straight back to the buoyant opposition.
In fact, it is a very powerful centrifugal remedy suitable to mixed miasm dominated by sycosis.
Doctors defined "miasm" as a product of decay or putrefaction of animal or vegetable substances, acting with intense heat and moisture, usually in or near standing water.
Your genetic inheritance and family history determine which miasm your particular symptoms belong to.
The remedy capable of maintaining the healthy uninfectable by the miasm of scarletina, I was so fortunate as to discover.' (3)
Sankaran postulates that each remedy is assigned to a specific miasm and only one.
The remaining 3 chapters discuss choosing the treatment order, a 'parasitic miasm', and answers frequently asked questions regarding the treatment of IBS.
It is an excellent way to see whether the same symptoms and sensation present and the same kingdom, family, and miasm are confirmed.