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1Of or relating to biomagnetism; specifically designating magnetic fields produced by a part of the body; of or involving such fields.
2historical, rare Of or relating to mesmerism. Compare "biomagnetism". rare. Now historical.
Mid 19th century. From bio- + magnetic. Compare biomagnetism.
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