Sthenic theory
Sthenic Sthen"ic, a. [Gr. ? strength: cf. F. sth['e]nique.] (Med.) Strong; active; -- said especially of morbid states attended with excessive action of the heart and blood vessels, and characterized by strength and activity of the muscular and nervous system; as, a sthenic fever. [1913 Webster]

{Sthenic theory}. See {Stimulism} (a) . [1913 Webster]


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