hypostasis

/huy pos"teuh sis, hi-/, n., pl. hypostases /-seez'/.
1. Metaphys.
a. something that stands under and supports; foundation.
b. the underlying or essential part of anything as distinguished from attributes; substance, essence, or essential principle.
2. Theol.
a. one of the three real and distinct substances in the one undivided substance or essence of God.
b. a person of the Trinity.
c. the one personality of Christ in which His two natures, human and divine, are united.
3. Med.
a. the accumulation of blood or its solid components in parts of an organ or body due to poor circulation.
b. such sedimentation, as in a test tube.
[1580-90; < LL < Gk hypóstasis that which settles at the bottom; substance, nature, essence, equiv. to hypo- HYPO- + stásis standing, STASIS]

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  • Hypostasis — Hy*pos ta*sis, n.; pl. {Hypostases}. [L., fr. Gr. ? subsistence, substance, fr. ? to stand under; ? under + ? to stand, middle voice of ? to cause to stand. See {Hypo }, and {Stand}.] 1. That which forms the basis of anything; underlying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hypostasis — hypostasis. См. гипостаз. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Hypostăsis — (gr.), 1) so v.w. Wesen, Natur; s.u. Trinität; daher Hypostatisch, wesentlich, persönlich; Hypostasiren, ein Merkmal eines Gegenstandes selbst zu einem Gegenstand machen, od. es als solchen behandeln; 2) (Chem.), Bodensatz, bes. Harnsatz; 3)… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hypostasis — Hypostasis, griech., Grundlage, Wesen, Persönlichkeit; daher hypostatisch, wesentlich, persönlich; hypostasiren, etwas als Gegenstand betrachten, das Merkmal für den Gegenstand selbst setzen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • hypostasis — index center (essence), essence, spirit, substance (essential nature) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • HYPOSTASIS — Graece Υ῾πόςτασις, vox in Eccl. Dei frequens: In Symbolo Athanasii occurrit, de Persona, praeeunte Scripturâ, Hebr. c. 1. v. 3. Ubi Christus dicitur χαρακτὴρ τῆς ὑποςτάσεως τȏυ πατρὸς, Character subsistentiae (i. e. personae) Partis, q. d. imago… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • hypostasis — [hī päs′tə sis, hipäs′tə sis] n. pl. hypostases [hī päs′təsēz΄, hi päs′tə sēz΄] [Gr, a supporting, foundation < hyphistanai, to set under, pass, stand under < hypo , under (see HYPO ) + histanai, to STAND, cause to stand] 1. the masking or… …   English World dictionary

  • Hypostasis — See:* Hypostatic abstraction * Hypostasis (linguistics) * Hypostasis (organization) * Hypostasis (philosophy) * Hypostasis (medicine) …   Wikipedia

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