vital spirits

plural noun

: 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 22 Apr. 2024.

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