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    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 ferment.
    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; sediment.
    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 to another.
    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.
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    Iconostasis - n. (pl. -stases) (in the eastern church) screen bearing icons. [greek: related to *icon]
    Metastasis - n. (pl. -stases) transference of a bodily function, disease, etc., from one part or organ to another. [greek, = removal]
    Stasis - n. (pl. Stases) 1 inactivity; stagnation. 2 stoppage of circulation. [greek]

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