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hyposthenia

[ hahy-pos-thee-nee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pɒsˈθi ni ə /
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noun

abnormal lack of strength; weakness.

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Origin of hyposthenia

OTHER WORDS FROM hyposthenia

hy·pos·then·ic [hahy-pos-then-ik], /ˌhaɪ pɒsˈθɛn ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hyposthenia

hyposthenia
/ (ˌhaɪpɒsˈθiːnɪə) /

noun

pathol a weakened condition; lack of strength

Derived forms of hyposthenia

hyposthenic (ˌhaɪpɒsˈθɛnɪk), adjective

Word Origin for hyposthenia

C19: from hypo- + Greek sthenos strength
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Medical definitions for hyposthenia

hyposthenia
[ hī′pəs-thēnē-ə ]

n.

Abnormal lack of strength.

Other words from hyposthenia

hy′po•sthenic (-pəs-thĕnĭk) adj.
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