[hahy-puh-stat-ik or hahy-puh-stat-i-kuh l]
- of or relating to a hypostasis; fundamental.
- Theology. pertaining to or constituting a distinct personal being or substance.
- Medicine/Medical. being in a condition of hypostasis.
- Genetics. (of a nonallelic gene) masked by another gene.
Origin of hypostatic
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Examples from the Web for hypostatic
We know that the circulation is much interfered with, that there is hypostatic congestion, that the mass action is slow.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:
Louis Marshall Warfield
The lung in hypostatic pneumonia, even when it is inflated, still feels firmer between the fingers than normal lung.
The hypostatic moment is the sublime and transcendental answer which God has given to the problem.
God effects the hypostatic moment, and makes the Theanthropos the centre of the cosmos, and of the best part of the cosmos—men.
For, in the first place, the very nature of the hypostatic moment makes him such.