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life force

n.
See élan vital.
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life force

The central energy or power that moves through all living things; it is variously known as:
▪ Prana in Ayurvedic medicine;
▪ Chi in Chinese medicine;
▪ Vitalism in Chiropractic;
▪ Vital force in Homeopathy.
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