Sthen"ic (?), a. [Gr. strength: cf. F. sth'enique.] 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.

Sthenic theory. See Stimulism (a).

 

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