Hypostasis

A failure to show a trait due to the masking effect of one gene (the epistatic gene ) over another gene (the hypostatic gene). The phenotype will only show the epistatic gene. See epistasis.
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Hypostasis

• (n.) Substance; subsistence; essence; person; personality; -- used by the early theologians to denote any one of the three subdivisions of the Godhead, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. • (n.) That which is deposited at the bottom of a fluid; sediment. • (n.) Principle; an element; -- used by the alchemists in speaking of salt, sul...
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hypostasis

(from the article `Christianity`) ...Constantinople in 381; and Chalcedon in 451). The key ideas of these Christological and Trinitarian debates and their conclusions were based upon ... ...reaction led by Pope Leo I (reigned 440–461) against this one-nature (Monophysite) doctrine culminated in the Council of Chalcedon (451), which...
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hypostasis

(hi-pos´tә-sis) poor or stagnant circulation of the blood, often with a deposit or sediment, in a dependent part of the body or an organ.
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hypostasis

1. That which forms the basis of anything; underlying principle; a concept or mental entity conceived or treated as an existing being or thing. ... 2. Substance; subsistence; essence; person; personality; used by the early theologians to denote any one of the three subdivisions of the Godhead, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. ... The Council of Al...
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hypostasis

noun the suppression of a gene by the effect of an unrelated gene
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hypostasis

noun (metaphysics) essential nature or underlying reality
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Hypostasis

[linguistics] In linguistics, a hypostasis (from the Greek word ὑπόστασις meaning foundation, base or that which stands behind), is a relationship between a name and a known quantity, as a cultural personification (i.e. objectification with personality) of an entity or quality. It often connotes the personification of typically el...
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Hypostasis

[literature] Hypostasis (from Greek hypo- `below` + stasis `standing`) is the essence of metafiction, a rare, literary moment when characters in fiction become aware of their own fictional nature. ==Debut== The debut of hypostasis in literature occurs in Don Quixote, Part 2, Chapter 2, `when Sancho announces to Don Quixote that a book has b...
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Hypostasis

[philosophy and religion] The concept of hypostasis as the shared existence of spiritual and corporal entities has been used in a number of religious and intellectual settings. The word hypostasis means underlying state or underlying substance, and is the fundamental reality that supports all else. In Neoplatonism the hypostasis of the Soul...
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Hypostasis

Hy·pos'ta·sis noun ; plural Hypostases . [ Latin , from Greek ... subsistence, substance, from ... 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 princi...
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hypostasis

basis; foundation; essence
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Hypostasis

Literally the Greek word signifies that which stands under and serves as a support. In philosophy it means a singular substance, also called a supposite, suppositum, by the Scholastics, especially if the substance is a completely subsisting one, whether non-living or living, irrational or rational. However, a rational hypostasis has the same meani....
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hypostasis

Type: Term Pronunciation: hi-pos′tă-sis Definitions: 1. Formation of a sediment at the bottom of a liquid. 2. The phenomenon whereby the phenotype that would ordinarily be manifested at one locus is obscured by the genotype at another epistatic locus; in humans, the phenotype for the ABO blood group locus can be expressed only in the pre...
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hypostasis

[n] - the suppression of a gene by the effect of an unrelated gene 2. [n] - the accumulation of blood in an organ 3. [n] - any of the three persons of the Godhead constituting the Trinity especially the person of Christ in which divine and human natures are united 4. [n] - (metaphysics) essential nature or underlying reality
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