solidist


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solidist

(ˈsɒlɪdɪst)
n
(Medicine) med someone who adheres to solidism
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In France, as in Britain, medical theorists emphasized the importance of the organs and tissues, and by the last quarter of the eighteenth century, solidist theories of disease were firmly entrenched in French medicine.
In keeping with the solidists, he argued that signs of morbidity in the fluids were symptoms rather than causes of disease.
In the 18th century, new knowledge about the circulatory and nervous systems gave rise to a complementary "solidist" theory that explained disease as the result of "obstructions" in the blood vessels and nerves.