Hypersthenic
Hypersthenic Hy`per*sthen"ic, a. (Min.) Composed of, or containing, hypersthene. [1913 Webster]

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  • hypersthenic — adjective see hypersthene * * * hypersthenic / sthenˈik/ adjective Of hypersthene or of hypersthenia • • • Main Entry: ↑hyper …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypersthenic — adjective see hypersthene …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hypersthenic — See hypersthene. * * * …   Universalium

  • hypersthenic — Pertaining to or marked by hypersthenia. * * * hy·per·sthen·ic .hī pərs then ik adj of, relating to, or characterized by excessive muscle tone …   Medical dictionary

  • hypersthenic — hy·per·sthenic …   English syllables

  • hypersthene — hypersthenic /huy peuhrs then ik/, adj. /huy peuhrs theen /, n. Mineral. a dark iron magnesium silicate, an orthorhombic pyroxene containing more than 14 percent ferrous oxide. Cf. bronzite, enstatite. [1800 10; HYPER + Gk sthénos strength,… …   Universalium

  • hypersthene — noun Etymology: French hypersthène, from Greek hyper + sthenos strength Date: circa 1808 an orthorhombic grayish or greenish black or dark brown pyroxene • hypersthenic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hypersthenia — Excessive tension or strength. [hyper + G. sthenos, strength] * * * n. an abnormally high degree of strength or physical tension in all or part of the body. * * * hy·per·sthe·nia (hi″pər stheґne ə) great strength or tonicity.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Thomas Henry Holland — Sir Thomas Henry Holland (* 22. November 1868 in Helston; † 15. Mai 1947 in Surbiton, Surrey) war ein britischer Geologe und Hochschullehrer, der zeitweilig als Direktor der Geological Survey of India wirkte. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hypersthene — /ˈhaɪpəsθin/ (say huypuhstheen) noun a common mineral of the pyroxene group, iron magnesium silicate, occurring in green to black masses as an important constituent of basic igneous rocks. {hyper + Greek sthenos strength (with reference to… …   Australian English dictionary

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