a person of the asthenic type.
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How to use asthenic in a sentence
By the asthenic and emaciated general condition and the peculiar puffy, spongy state of the gums.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin | Henry Weightman Stelwagon
The convulsion caused by Strychnia is tonic; that by Hydrocyanic acid, asthenic.
To those who walk or stand in this fashion, let it be known that this is the “habitus enteroptoticus,” or asthenic droop.How to Live | Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
These were to be used respectively in asthenic and in sthenic disorders.
These latter were to be used in sthenic, the others in asthenic disorders.
British Dictionary definitions for asthenic
of, relating to, or having asthenia; weak
(in constitutional psychology) referring to a physique characterized by long limbs and a small trunk: claimed to be associated with a schizoid personality: See also somatotype
a person having long limbs and a small trunk
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