These vessels in the lungs, "through mutual contact" with the branches of the trachea, took in the pneuma.
The pneuma, or spirit, was in their opinion the cause of health and of disease.
"Psyche" was in the breast; "pneuma" was spread throughout the body; and "Nous" was in the head.
This pneuma was equivalent to both soul and life, but it was something more.
He is a man, but a spiritual man, one in whom spirit or pneuma was the essential principle, so that he was spirit as well as man.
Another necessity for the support of life is the pneuma which circulates in the vessels.
Apparently the common Greek materialistic use of "pneuma" to indicate "breath" or "wind" or the like is here followed.
Apparently Galen refers to the pneuma and the various humours.
More than fifteen centuries elapsed before this pneuma—oxygen—was discovered by Lavoisier.
The pneuma and the juice concentrate the power of the plant below so that it becomes denser.
used in English in various sense, from Greek pneuma "a blowing, a wind, blast; breeze; influence; breathed air, breath; odor, scent; spirit of a person; inspiration, a spirit, ghost," from pnein "to blow, to breathe," from PIE root *pneu- "to breathe," of imitative origin (cf. Greek pnoe "breath," pnoia "breathing;" Old English fnora "sneezing," fnæran "to snort").