Me*temp`sy*cho"sis (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ; beyond, over + to animate; in + soul. See Psychology.]

The passage of the soul, as an immortal essence, at the death of the animal body it had inhabited, into another living body, whether of a brute or a human being; transmigration of souls.

Sir T. Browne.


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