Hylomorphism



[hahy-luh-mawr-fiz-uh m] /ˌhaɪ ləˈmɔr fɪz əm/

noun, Philosophy.
1.
the theory that every physical object is composed of two principles, an unchanging prime matter and a form deprived of actuality with every substantial change of the object.
/ˌhaɪləˈmɔːfɪzəm/
noun
1.
the philosophical doctrine that identifies matter with the first cause of the universe

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