neovitalist

neovitalist

(ˌniːəʊˈvaɪtəlɪst)
n
(Biology) biology someone who holds to the theory of neovitalism
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8) It is the failure of biologists to prove the mechanistic hypothesis, Pringle-Pattison believes, that has led to a revival of neovitalist theories among younger botanists and zoologists.