hypostrophe

Related to hypostrophe: apostrophe

hypostrophe

(haɪˈpɒstrəfɪ; hɪˈpɒstrəfɪ)
n
1. (Medicine) the achievement of a patient turning himself or herself over
2. (Medicine) the recurrence or relapse of a disease
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
(9) Demosthenes 491b29-492a5: For Satyrus is by Demosthenes, witness its oblique cases, continuity of periods, and vigour, excellence in choice of words and composition, compression and ornament in use of figures, cross-questioning, hypostrophe and asyndeton.