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English noun: hypostasis

1. hypostasis (process) the suppression of a gene by the effect of an unrelated gene


Synonymsepistasis


Broader (hypernym)biological process, organic process

2. hypostasis (process) the accumulation of blood in an organ


Broader (hypernym)activity, bodily function, bodily process, body process

3. hypostasis (person) any of the three persons of the Godhead constituting the Trinity especially the person of Christ in which divine and human natures are united


Synonymshypostasis of Christ


Broader (hypernym)Almighty, Creator, Divine, God Almighty, Godhead, Jehovah, Lord, Maker


Instance hyponymFather, Father-God, Fatherhood, Holy Ghost, Holy Spirit, Logos, Paraclete, Son, Word


Member meronymBlessed Trinity, Holy Trinity, Sacred Trinity, Trinity

4. hypostasis (cognition) (metaphysics) essential nature or underlying reality


Broader (hypernym)center, centre, core, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow, meat, nitty-gritty, nub, pith, substance, sum


Domain categorymetaphysics









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