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hypostatical


hypostatical


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypostatic  \Hy`po*stat"ic\,  Hypostatical  \Hy`po*stat"ic*al\,  a. 
  [Gr.  ?:  cf  F.  hypostatique.] 
  1.  Relating  to  hypostasis,  or  substance;  hence  constitutive, 
  or  elementary. 
 
  The  grand  doctrine  of  the  chymists,  touching  their 
  three  hypostatical  principles.  --Boyle. 
 
  2.  Personal,  or  distinctly  personal;  relating  to  the  divine 
  hypostases,  or  substances.  --Bp.  Pearson. 
 
  3.  (Med.)  Depending  upon  or  due  to  deposition  or  setting; 
  as  hypostatic  cognestion,  cognestion  due  to  setting  of 
  blood  by  gravitation. 
 
  {Hypostatic  union}  (Theol.),  the  union  of  the  divine  with  the 
  human  nature  of  Christ.  --Tillotson.