sthenic

[sthen-ik]

Origin of sthenic

First recorded in 1780–90; extracted from asthenic
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British Dictionary definitions for sthenic

sthenic

adjective
  1. abounding in energy or bodily strength; active or strong

Word Origin for sthenic

C18: from New Latin sthenicus, from Greek sthenos force, on the model of asthenic
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sthenic in Medicine

sthenic

[sthĕnĭk]
adj.
  1. Strong; active.
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