hyposthenia

[hahy-pos-thee-nee-uh]

Origin of hyposthenia

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

hyposthenia

noun
  1. pathol a weakened condition; lack of strength
Derived Formshyposthenic (ˌhaɪpɒsˈθɛnɪk), adjective

Word Origin for hyposthenia

C19: from hypo- + Greek sthenos strength
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hyposthenia in Medicine

hyposthenia

[hī′pəs-thēnē-ə]
n.
  1. Abnormal lack of strength.
Related formshy′po•sthenic (-pəs-thĕnĭk) adj.
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