Materia is Latin for "material", and may refer to:

Science, philosophy and medicineEdit

  • Matter as described by conventional physics and chemistry
  • Matter (philosophy) as contemplated by metaphysical philosophy
  • Prima Materia is, according to alchemists, the alleged primitive formless base of all matter
  • Materia medica, a Latin medical term for the body of collected knowledge about the therapeutic properties of any substance used for healing (i.e., medicines)
  • Homeopathic Materia Medica



  • Grand Materia, released in 2005, was the ninth studio album by Swedish heavy metal band Morgana Lefay
  • Materia (Novembre album), a 2006 album by the Italian metal band Novembre
  • Memento Materia, a Swedish record label focusing on synth-, electro- and futurepop, although it also released some EBM in the 1990s

Games and softwareEdit

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