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Definition funny of Homunculus:

urbanA homunculus is a failed attempt to revive a dead person using the art of alchemy in the anime Full Metal Alchemist. (This practice is often referred to as human transmutation, and is forbidden.) There is some ambiguity whether or not a homunculus is truly a reincarnation of that person. A homunculus is not a human and supposedly has no soul. However, Lust and other homunculi are able to recall events from their past life. Homunculi are nearly indestructible and do not age. In addition, each one has a special, deadly power. For example, Lust can extend her nails to use as a deadly weapon and Sloth can transform from a solid state to that of a liquid. Homunculi become paralyzed when in close proximity to parts of their former bodies. The resulting paralysis or loss of consciousness often aids in one of the few ways to kill a homunculus: sealing via an alchemical array. This causes the homunculus to expel the red stones which fuel them, and results in the body of the homunculus dissolving and/or weakening. Most homunculi are incapable of using alchemy, but there are exceptions.

urbanDante's homunculi are all named after the seven deadly sins.

urbana tiny fully formed individual that (according to the discredited theory of preformation) is supposed to be present in the sperm cell Hippocrates and Aristotle proposed the idea of what they called pangenes, which they thought were tiny pieces of body parts. They thought that pangenes came together to make up the homunculus, a tiny pre-formed human that people thought grew into a baby. In the 1600s, the development of the microscope brought the discovery of eggs and sperm. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, using a primitive microscope, thought he saw the homunculus curled up in a sperm cell. His followers believed that the homunculus was in the sperm, the father “planted his seed,” and the mother just incubated and nourished the homunculus so it grew into a baby. On the other hand, Regnier de Graaf and his followers thought that they saw the homunculus in the egg, and the presence of semen just somehow stimulated its growth. In the 1800s, a very novel, “radical” idea arose: both parents contribute to the new baby, but people (even Darwin, as he proposed his theory) still believed that these contributions were in the form of pangenes.

urban"my, that homunculus in your sperm really has your eyes!"

urbanA human created artifically from scratch, not made in a sperm cell or an egg.

urbanThe plural of Homunculus is Homunculii.

urbanSmall man living in jar preserved in a jellylike solution, used for occult activities.

songs

Songs about Homunculus:

songsHomunculus by Chris Smither from the Album Another Way To Find You

songsThe 2nd Coming of Homunculus by Reinier Baas from the Album Mostly Improvised Instrumental Indie Music

songsThe Barnum Museum: The Homunculus in a Jar by Barry Schrader from the Album Schrader: The Barnum Museum

songsFallacy of the Homunculus by Liquid Hologram from the Album Liquid Hologram

songsGet Out of the Way - Homunculus by Homunculus from the Album 14 Nights [Explicit]

songsHipster Homunculus by David Lopez Tichy from the Album The Stuntman

songsHomunculus by Celtish from the Album Centrifusion

books

Books about Homunculus:

booksHomunculus (Langdon St. Ives) by James P. Blaylock (Feb 12, 2013)

booksHomunculus (Langdon St. Ives) by James P. Blaylock (Feb 12, 2013)

booksHomunculus by Austen Brauker (Jul 27, 2006)

booksHomunculus by Jerry Stubblefield (Mar 20, 2009)

booksHomunculus by Christopher Pope, Jennifer Dorsey and Alan Byargeon (Sep 22, 2010)

booksHomunculus by James P. Blaylock (Jul 1, 2000)

booksHomunculus by Hugh Paxton (Oct 18, 2011)

movies

Movies about Homunculus:

moviesTheatrical Play - Digital Homunculus AIPJ-1 Unrated -

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Wiki information Homunculus:

Homunculus
Fictional Object

Homunculus is a term used, generally, in various fields of study to refer to any representation of a small human being. Popularized in sixteenth century alchemy and nineteenth century fiction, it has historically referred to the creation of a...

Cortical homunculus
Anatomical structure

A cortical homunculus is a pictorial representation of the anatomical divisions of the primary motor cortex and the primary somatosensory cortex. The cortical homunculus is a visual representation of the concept of "the body within the brain"—that...