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spa·gyr·ic

(spă-jir'ik),
Relating to the paracelsian or alchemical system of medicine, which stressed the treatment of disease by various types of chemical substances.
[G. spaō, to tear open, + ageirō, to collect]
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5: Chemistry and Chemical Technology, part IV: Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Apparatus, Theories and Gifts (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ.
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5: Chemistry and Chemical Technology, part 3: Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Historical Survey, from Cinnebar Elixirs to Synthetic Insulin, by Joseph Needham.