theriomorphism

noun
the·​rio·​mor·​phism | \ ˌthir-ē-ō-ˈmȯr-ˌfiz-əm How to pronounce theriomorphism (audio) \

Medical Definition of theriomorphism

: the ascription of animal characteristics to humans — compare anthropomorphism

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“Theriomorphism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/theriomorphism. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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