odylism

odylism

(ˈɒdɪlˌɪzəm)
n
another name for odism
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odylism

the theory of od, a hypothetical force formerly held to pervade all nature and to reveal itself in magnetism, mesmerism, chemical action, etc. — odylic, adj.
See also: Hypnosis
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