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alchemy

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noun al·che·my \ˈal-kə-mē\

Medical Definition of alchemy

plural al·che·mies

  1. :  the medieval chemical science and speculative philosophy whose aims were the transmutation of the base metals into gold, the discovery of a universal cure for diseases, and the discovery of a means of indefinitely prolonging life

  2. al·che·mist \-məst\play noun
    al·che·mis·tic \ˌal-kə-ˈmis-tik\play or al·che·mis·ti·cal \-ti-kəl\play adjective





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