- sturdy; heavily and strongly built.
Origin of sthenic
Examples from the Web for sthenic
Historical Examples of sthenic
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.
In the earlier stages of the attack the constitutional symptoms may be sthenic.
Brunonian System, a system which regards and treats diseases as due to defective or excessive excitation, as sthenic or asthenic.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
Edited by Rev. James Wood
They have sometimes been employed with advantage in fevers of the acute or sthenic kind.
- abounding in energy or bodily strength; active or strong
Word Origin for sthenic
- Strong; active.