hypersthenic


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hy·per·sthen·ic

(hī'pĕr-sthen'ik),
Pertaining to or marked by hypersthenia.
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hy·per·sthen·ic

(hī'pĕr-sthen'ik)
1. Pertaining to or marked by hypersthenia.
2. Pertaining to a habitus characterized by marked overdevelopment of skeletal muscle.
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hypersthenic

(hī″pĕr-sthĕn′ĭk)
1. Denoting excessive strength or tension.
2. Denoting a body habitus characterized by a broad, deep thorax, short thoracic cavity, and a large abdominal cavity; a massive build.
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