<medicine> Strong; active; said especially of morbid states attended with excessive action of the heart and blood vessels, and characterised by strength and activity of the muscular and nervous system; as, a sthenic fever. Sthenic theory. See Stimulism .

Origin: Gr. Strength: cf. F. Sthenique.

(01 Mar 1998)

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