apostasis

apostasis

(1) An obsolete term for a disease crisis, or the finale of a disease process by "crisis". 
(2) The signs and symptoms of a disease crisis.

apostasis

1. an abscess.
2. the end or crisis of an attack or disease.
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His latent capacity, or potential energy, for a good attachment became a kinetic movement, turning his apostasis (moving away from the father) into ectasis (moving toward him).
Stasis and apostasis (stasiazo and aphistemi) are the terms employed, for example, by Dionysius of Alicarnassus to determine the area of plebeian action (which is at the same time semantic and theoretical) in its revolt.