\sˈɒlɪdˌɪzəm], \sˈɒlɪdˌɪzəm], \s_ˈɒ_l_ɪ_d_ˌɪ_z_ə_m]\
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
The doctrine of those physicians who refer all diseases to alterations of the solid parts of the body. To the believers in this doctrine, the appellation Sol'idists has been given. The solidists think that the solids alone are endowed with vital properties; that they alone can receive the impression of morbific agents, and be the seat of pathological phenomena. Solidism has been the prevalent doctrine. It is scarcely necessary to say, that in all our investigations, the condition of both solids and fluids must be regarded.
By Robley Dunglison
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- the time prior to 2,500 million years ago; earth's crust formed; unicellular organisms are earliest forms of life