Antiperistasis - (n.) Opposition by which the quality opposed asquires
strength; resistance or reaction roused by opposition or by the action
of an opposite principle or quality.
Apostasies - (pl. ) of Apostasy
Catastasis - (n.) That part of a speech, usually the exordium, in which
the orator sets forth the subject matter to be discussed.
Catastasis - (n.) The state, or condition of anything; constitution;
habit of body.
Diastasic - (a.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, diastase; as, diastasic
Diastasis - (n.) A forcible of bones without fracture.
Ecstasies - (pl. ) of Ecstasy
Hypostasis - (n.) That which forms the basis of anything; underlying
principle; a concept or mental entity conceived or treated as an
existing being or thing.
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.
Hypostasis - (n.) Principle; an element; -- used by the alchemists in
speaking of salt, sulphur, and mercury, which they considered as the
three principles of all material bodies.
Hypostasis - (n.) That which is deposited at the bottom of a fluid;
Hypostasize - (v. t.) To make into a distinct substance; to conceive or
treat as an existing being; to hypostatize.
Menostasis - (n.) Stoppage of the mences.
Metastasis - (n.) A spiritual change, as during baptism.
Metastasis - (n.) A change in the location of a disease, as from one part
Metastasis - (n.) The act or process by which matter is taken up by cells
or tissues and is transformed into other matter; in plants, the act or
process by which are produced all of those chemical changes in the
constituents of the plant which are not accompanied by a production of
organic matter; metabolism.
Stasimon - (n.) In the Greek tragedy, a song of the chorus, continued
without the interruption of dialogue or anapaestics.
Stasis - (n.) A slackening or arrest of the blood current in the vessels,
due not to a lessening of the heart's beat, but presumably to some
abnormal resistance of the capillary walls. It is one of the phenomena
observed in the capillaries in inflammation.
Systasis - (n.) A political union, confederation, or league.