Spirothete, a word coined to describe a living (self-aware) being, initially created as an artifact. From Latin, spiro -are; intransit., to breathe, blow, draw breath; to be alive; to have inspiration; be inspired; transit., to breath out, expire (also L spiro-/Gk Pneuma (πνεῦμα), the breath of life) and synthetic adj 1: (chemistry) not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially 2: involving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis.

Initially introduced on the CoV in 2002 http

Also Spirothetic, adjective, describing something having the attributes of a spirothete.

Refer also: Artificial Intelligence and SpirothetesAndHumans.

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