They have sometimes been employed with advantage in fevers of the acute or sthenic kind.
These latter were to be used in sthenic, the others in asthenic disorders.
In the earlier stages of the attack the constitutional symptoms may be sthenic.
sthenic, sthen′ik, adj. attended with increased action of the heart: strong, robust: inspiring.
These were to be used respectively in asthenic and in sthenic disorders.
The sthenic inflammations take place in robust individuals with powerful hearts and an abundant supply of blood.
Brunonian System, a system which regards and treats diseases as due to defective or excessive excitation, as sthenic or asthenic.
sthenic sthen·ic (sthěn'ĭk)