metempsychosismedical dictionary

The passage of the soul, as an immortal essence, at the death of the animal body it had inhabited, into another living body, whether of a brute or a human being; transmigration of souls.

Origin: NL, fr. Gr.; beyond, over + to animate; in + soul. See Psychology.

(01 Mar 1998)

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