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From mediaeval Latin hypostaticus, from Ancient Greek ὑποστατικός (hupostatikos), from ὑποστατός (hupostatos).
hypostatic (comparative more hypostatic, superlative most hypostatic)
- (theology) Pertaining to hypostasis, especially with reference to hypostatic union.
- The grand doctrine of the chymists, touching their three hypostatical principles.
- Personal, or distinctly personal; relating to the divine hypostases, or substances.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Pearson to this entry?)
- Depending upon, or due to, deposition or setting.
- hypostatic congestion, due to setting of blood by gravitation
- (medicine) Pertaining to hypostasis.
- (genetics) Of a gene, affected by hypostasis.