vital spirits

plural noun

Definition of vital spirits

: a product held to be derived from the natural spirits by commingling in the heart with respiratory air and to convey heat and life to the body by way of the arteries

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“Vital spirits.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vital%20spirits. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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