sthenic


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sthen·ic

 (sthĕn′ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or marked by sthenia; strong, vigorous, or active.

sthenic

(ˈsθɛnɪk)
adj
abounding in energy or bodily strength; active or strong
[C18: from New Latin sthenicus, from Greek sthenos force, on the model of asthenic]
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We observe the negative correlation between the asthenic and the sthenic experience (-0,485), which prove the contrary positions of these two types of religious experiences.
Studies on Chinese medicine certified that the active component of Atractylodes Rhizoma, [beta]-Eudesmol, has the function of preventing the evil wetness, and Gypsum Fibrosum is generally used to prevent and cure sthenic fever and domination disease (Chen et al.
In the emotional component, sthenic (joy, admiration, optimism, etc.
For example, Bontrager (2) noted that well-developed athletes with a sthenic or hyposthenic body habitus often require centering between 8 and 9 inches from the vertebra prominens.
Prynne's sthenic interrelation of factual information, quotation, diatribe, digression, erotics, economics, spiritual, scientific, biological, and geophysical reference, all sprinkled with indeterminate referents like it, that, and there, cannot clear-cut a first position, a "mind of winter" in the parlance of Wallace Stevens.
The formation of new analyzers depends on sthenic consequences.
As is well known, Schelling draws on Brown to theorize disease, but with the difference: that for Brown sthenic and asthenic diseases (caused by a surplus or deficiency of excitability) are deviations from a norm, while for Schelling, disease is constitutive of the individual organism.