Definitions for sthenic

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  1. sthenic(Adjective)

    Characterised by nervous energy.

  2. Origin: Modern Latin sthenicus, from σθένος.

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  1. Sthenic(adj)

    strong; active; -- said especially of morbid states attended with excessive action of the heart and blood vessels, and characterized by strength and activity of the muscular and nervous system; as, a sthenic fever

  2. Origin: [Gr. strength: cf. F. sthnique.]

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