Origin of sthenic
Examples from the Web for 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
These latter were to be used in sthenic, the others in asthenic disorders.
Sthenic, sthen′ik, adj. attended with increased action of the heart: strong, robust: inspiring.
In the earlier stages of the attack the constitutional symptoms may be sthenic.
They have sometimes been employed with advantage in fevers of the acute or sthenic kind.