from The Century Dictionary.

  • Noting or pertaining to a system of botanical medicine, one of whose doctrines is that, as all minerals are from the earth, their tendency is to carry men into their graves, whereas the tendency of herbs, from their growing upward, is to keep men out of their graves.
  • noun An adherent of the Thomsonian theory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Med.) Of or pertaining to Thomsonianism.


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