im·​pa·​na·​tion | \ ˌimpəˈnāshən\
plural -s

Definition of impanation

1 : the inclusion of the body of Christ in the eucharistic bread in a hypostatic union without change in either substance — compare invination
2 : the Christian theological doctrine affirming the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist by impanation and invination — compare consubstantiation, transubstantiation

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History and Etymology for impanation

Medieval Latin impanation-, impanatio, from impanatus impanate + Latin -ion-, -io -ion

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