archeus

noun
ar·che·us
variants: or less commonly archaeus \ärˈkēəs \
plural archei also archaei\-ēˌī \

Definition of archeus 

: the vital principle that according to Paracelsians directs and maintains the growth and continuation of living beings

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New Latin, from Greek archos ruler

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