hyposthenia


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hyposthenia

 [hi″pos-the´ne-ah]
diminished strength or tonicity. adj., adj hyposthen´ic.
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hyposthenia

(hī′pəs-thē′nē-ə)
n.
An abnormal lack of strength; weakness.

hy′po·sthen′ic (-pəs-thĕn′ĭk) adj.
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hy·po·sthe·ni·a

(hī'pos-thē'nē-ă)
Weakness.
See: asthenia
[hypo- + G. sthenos, strength]
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