2b "a struggle or competition... for a PARTICULAR END"
Tertium quid refers to an unidentified third element that is in combination with two known ones. The phrase is associated with alchemy. It is Latin for "third something" (literally, "third what")...
In the Christological debates of the fourth century, it was used to refer to the followers of Apollinaris who spoke of Christ as something neither human nor divine, but a mixture of the two, and therefore a "third thing".
"a medieval chemical science and speculative philosophy aiming to achieve the transmutation of the base metals into gold, the discovery of a universal cure for disease, and the discovery of a means of indefinitely prolonging life"
"the expulsion or extraction of a fetus and its membranes"
Deuteronomy 12:32 KJV
“What thing soever I command you, observe to do it: thou shalt not add thereto, nor diminish from it.”
Fertilisation or fertilization (see spelling differences), also known as generative fertilisation, syngamy and impregnation, is the fusion of gametes to give rise to a new individual organism or offspring and initiate its development.
Old Testament + New Testament
Judeo + Christian
Unborn + Born
Humpty + Dumpty
"... unless he invent like Manicheus two beginnings, which is false and judged by us heretical, since according to the testimony of Moses, it is not in the beginnings but in the beginning that God created heaven and earth [Gen 1:1]. Furthermore, we declare, we proclaim, we define that it is absolutely necessary for salvation that every HUMAN CREATURE be subject to the Roman Pontiff."
"to remain confident : TRUST"
Cross of Saint Peter
I am... "All present and ac