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Homunculus

noun
(pl. homunculi)
1.
A person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal.  Synonyms: manikin, mannikin.
2.
A tiny fully formed individual that (according to the discredited theory of preformation) is supposed to be present in the sperm cell.






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