[truh-doo-shuh-niz-uh m, -dyoo-]
- the doctrine that the human soul is propagated along with the body.Compare creationism(def 3).
Origin of traducianism
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- the theory that the soul is transmitted to a child in the act of generation or concomitantly with its bodyCompare creationism
C18: from Church Latin trādūciānus, from trādux transmission; see traduce
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