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.
- Also hy·po·stat·i·cal [hahy-puh-stat-i-kuhl] /ˌhaɪ pəˈstæt ɪ kəl/ .
- hy·po·stat·i·cal·ly, adverb
- non·hy·po·stat·ic, adjective
- non·hy·po·stat·i·cal, adjective
- non·hy·po·stat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use hypostatic in a sentence
(Would number then precede the essences) only in thought and conception, or also in the hypostatic existence?
The first and veritable Number is therefore the source and principle21 of hypostatic existence for beings.
If the man be defined as being the composite of the reasonable soul and the body, how can he be an immortal hypostatic existence?
No, it has not even reached there, inasmuch as all that is after the First achieved (hypostatic) existence on His account.
By such individual beings is here meant having in one's own being the cause of his hypostatic existence.