AnimalculismAn`i*mal"cu*lism\, n. [Cf. F. animalculisme.] (Biol.) The theory which seeks to explain certain physiological and pathological phenomena by means of animalcules.
AnimalculismAn`i*mal"cu*lism\, n. (Biol.) The theory that the spermatozo["o]n and not the ovum contains the whole of the embryo; spermatism; -- opposed to ovism.