Definition of Solidism

1. n. The doctrine that refers all diseases to morbid changes of the solid parts of the body. It rests on the view that the solids alone are endowed with vital properties, and can receive the impression of agents tending to produce disease.



Definition of Solidism

1. Noun. (medicine obsolete) The doctrine that the solid parts of the body are the only parts that have vital properties and are susceptible to disease. ¹

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Definition of Solidism

1. a doctrine on disease [n -S]

Medical Definition of Solidism

1. The doctrine that refers all diseases to morbid changes of the solid parts of the body. It rests on the view that the solids alone are endowed with vital properties, and can receive the impression of agents tending to produce disease. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solidism

solidated
solidates
solider
solidest
solidi
solidifiable
solidification
solidifications
solidified
solidifier
solidifiers
solidifies
solidify
solidifying
solidish
solidism (current term)
solidisms
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solidities
solidity
solidlike
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solidness
solidnesses
solids
solidum
solidums
solidungula

Literary usage of Solidism

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1. Medical lexicon by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"solidism has been the prevalent doctrine. It is scarcely necessary to say, that in all our investigations, the condition of both «olida and fluids must be ..."

2. Medical and Physiological Commentaries by Martyn Paine (1840)
"The sun of solidism, which had set with Galen, was now beginning to reappear; and as philosophers abandoned their speculations, and were again conducted by ..."

3. Elements of medicine: a compendious view of pathology and therapeutics, or by Samuel Henry Dickson (1855)
"... and solidism mar be said to have exhausted itself. Pathologists are content to explore and detect the variations from a normal condition presented both ..."

4. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science ... with French and Other by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"solidism has been the prevalent doctrine. It is scarcely necessary to sny, that in all our investigations, the condition of both solidi and fluids must be ..."

5. Lectures on fever: Delivered in the Theatre of the Meath Hospital and County by William Stokes (1876)
"But when anatomy was directed to the investigation of disease medical opinion underwent a change, and solidism succeeded to ..."

6. Transactions of the International Medical Congress, Seventh Session, Held in by William MacCormac, George Henry Makins (1881)
"On this point, it may not be uninteresting to notice how "solidism" is ... Further, in the advance of "solidism," what can interest us more than the ..."

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