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hyposthenia

[hahy-pos-thee-nee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pɒsˈθi ni ə/
noun
1.
abnormal lack of strength; weakness.
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hyposthenic
[hahy-pos-then-ik] /ˌhaɪ pɒsˈθɛn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hyposthenic

hyposthenia

/ˌhaɪpɒsˈθiːnɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) a weakened condition; lack of strength
Derived Forms
hyposthenic (ˌhaɪpɒsˈθɛnɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from hypo- + Greek sthenos strength
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hyposthenic in Medicine

hyposthenia hy·po·sthe·ni·a (hī'pəs-thē'nē-ə)
n.
Abnormal lack of strength.


hy'po·sthen'ic (-pəs-thěn'ĭk) adj.
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