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transmutation

 [trans″mu-ta´shun]
1. evolutionary change of one species into another.
2. the change of one chemical element into another.

trans·mu·ta·tion

(trans'myū-tā'shŭn),
A change; transformation.
Synonym(s): conversion (1)
[L. transmuto, pp. -atus, to change, transmute]

transmutation

/trans·mu·ta·tion/ (trans″mu-ta´shun)
1. evolutionary change of one species into another.
2. the change of one chemical element into another.

transmutation

[-m(y)o̅o̅tā′shən]
Etymology: L, transmutare, to change
1 a mutation that causes a significant species change during evolution.
2 the conversion of one chemical element into another by radioactive bombardment.

trans·mu·ta·tion

(trans'myū-tā'shŭn)
A change; transformation.
Synonym(s): conversion (1) .
[L. transmuto, pp. -atus, to change, transmute]

transmutation (tranzˈ·myu·tāˑ·shn),

n 1., a mutation that results in a significant change in a species during evolution.
2., the process of converting a chemical element into another, by nuclear decay or radioactive bombardment.

transmutation

1. evolutionary change of one species into another.
2. the change of one chemical element into another.
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1198), who had all defended philosophy and the non-Arab sciences by referring to scripture, Ibn al-Qayyim employed science to defend a religion cleansed of alien accretions, and in arguing his case incidentally defended a purified rational science and logic free of transmutational alchemy, astrology and augury that he saw as having displaced true science.