Meaning of hypostatic


Pronunciation: (hī"pu-stat'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a hypostasis; fundamental.
  2. pertaining to or constituting a distinct personal being or substance.
  3. being in a condition of hypostasis.
  4. (of a nonallelic gene) masked by another gene.
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