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hypostatic

[¦hī·pō′stad·ik]
(genetics)
Subject to being suppressed, as a gene that can be suppressed by a nonallelic gene.
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Since, then, the reason from which all the supply of good things for earthly creation has its source, is attached to civilization, and with it is inseparably apprehended and has its being attached to the general phenomenon of life evolution in Universe, as cause, from whom also it proceeds; human rationality has this note of its peculiar hypostatic nature that is made known after and together with Human Civilization and has its Biological subsistence as a Cause.
(49) Christians, he argues, accept too many doctrines that are contrary to nature and reason, such as the Trinity, Christ's hypostatic union, the Eucharist, and the Resurrection.
The hylomorphism of Aristotelian natural philosophy, for example, was adopted by the medieval theologians to help them explore the nature of the sacraments and the hypostatic union.
Further, it is not, according to Freedman, merely the human nature or the divine nature of Christ that fascinates Dickinson, but rather the hypostatic union of the two natures.
"I am the Light of the World", and "I and the Father are one" - a hypostatic, mystic experience of union made him an embodiment of love and service viz.
What distances them from the icon is not (as Maritain suggests) that Oriental art looks more to nature than history, but that the art of China or Japan witnesses always to transient presence, not hypostatic solidity: the Zen image catches a moment in which the stream of causality briefly freezes (not the right word here) in a perception, existence itself caught in a passing look; the icon in its solid but transparent form draws us into a logos that actively supports and shapes the perceived body and so gives it an energy sustained in time.
I think all my characters are hypostatic, to use a pedantic word....
The Unity of Christ is a historical-theological study of Patristic Christology, which focuses on how the early church Fathers established an authoritative theological tradition, particularly in light of the difficulties and controversies around the hypostatic union of humanity and divinity in Jesus Christ.
Leftow, in his attempt to move beyond 'traditional christology,' which he claims, "is often content to leave these relations--those of hypostatic union--a mystery," suggests eight options and argues in defense of one of them in particular: that God the Son, a human body, and a human soul came to compose one thing, but that the human body and soul did not become part of God the Son.
Known as the "hypostatic union," this doctrine holds that the Christian savior has/had two "natures"--that of "Jesus" (the human) and "Christ" (the transcendent divine)--which are permanently bound together in one "person," i.e.
Respiratory depression and hypostatic pneumonia may occur in gamma GHB intoxication, for which there is no effective antidote, so these patients may require intubation and mechanical ventilation.