sthenia


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sthe·ni·a

 (sthə-nī′ə, sthē′nē-ə)
n.
A condition of bodily strength, vigor, or vitality.

[New Latin, from Greek sthenos, strength; see segh- in Indo-European roots.]
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sthenia

(sθəˈnaɪə; ˈsθɛnɪə)
n
a condition of abnormal strength or vitality
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sthenia

strength of body; vital force. — sthenic, adj.
See also: Strength and Weakness
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Earlier in the play, Sthenia remarks, with Argus present, "Nay, 'twould trouble Argus with his hundred eyes to descry the cause" of Eudora's "solitary humor" (2.4.14-15, 10).
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Asians administered this Albizia julibrissin soup as a folk medicine to treat insomnia, diuresis, sthenia, and confusion (Zhu 1998).
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