hypostasis

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 suppression of a gene by another gene that is not its allele
2. Med.
a) a deposit or sediment
b) a settling of blood in the lower parts of the body as a result of a slowing down of the blood flow
3. Philos. the underlying, essential nature of a thing
4. Christian Theol.
a) the unique nature of the one God
b) any of the three persons of the Trinity, each person having the divine nature fully and equally
c) the union of the wholly divine nature and of a wholly human nature in the one person of Jesus Christ: in full hypostatic union
hypostatic [hī΄pō stat′ik, hī΄pəstat′ik]
adj.

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

  • hypostasis — noun /hʌɪˈpɒstəsɪs/ a) The essential person, specifically the single person of Christ (as distinguished from his two ‘natures’, human and divine), or of the three ‘persons’ of the Trinity (comprising a single ‘essence’). Physician: I have viewed… …   Wiktionary

  • Hypostasis — Hy|pos|ta|sis die; , ...asen <über spätlat. hypostasis aus gleichbed. gr. hypóstasis> svw. ↑Hypostase …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Hypostasis — hipostazė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vieno kurio nors geno reiškimosi organizmo fenotipe slopinimas. Lemia nealelinis genas ar genų grupė, esanti kitoje tos pačios chromosomos vietoje arba kitoje chromosomoje.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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