Definition of miasm in English:

miasm

Pronunciation: /ˈmē-//ˈmīˌazəm/

noun

  • (in homeopathy) any of the three underlying chronic diseases that afflict humankind: sycosis, syphilis, and psora.

    • ‘The final selection of the similimum will depend on the patient's miasms or inherited diseases, at which we will look more closely now.’
    • ‘The sycotic miasm is the one that has the greatest tendency to overgrowth and hence obesity.’
    • ‘It is as if the sacred geometry of Red Schiso attracts all the essences that are needed to make a formula that will address even the most chronic miasms or energetic blockages.’
    • ‘Hahnemann claimed that most chronic diseases were caused by miasms and the worst of these miasms were the ‘psora.’’
    susceptibility, liability, tendency, inclination, disposition, predisposition, vulnerability, openness, propensity, proclivity
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Origin

Mid 19th century: from Greek miasma, stain.

Pronunciation:

miasm

/ˈmē-//ˈmīˌazəm/