from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The doctrine or opinion that the origin and activity of living beings will, some day, bo resolved into the activity of the organic mechanism and expressed in terms of matter and motion.
  • noun The opinion that the methods of the experimental laboratory are the only scientific and fruitful methods for studying zoölogy, and that knowledge gained by observing the changes that take place in the laboratory of nature is trivial and insignificant.
  • noun Same as zoödynamics.


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