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 for Hypostatic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              The grand doctrine of the chymists, touching their
              three hypostatical principles.        --Boyle.
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     2. Personal, or distinctly personal; relating to the divine
        hypostases, or substances. --Bp. Pearson.
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     3. (Med.) Depending upon, or due to, deposition or setting;
        as, hypostatic cognestion, cognestion due to setting of
        blood by gravitation.
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     Hypostatic union (Theol.), the union of the divine with the
        human nature of Christ. --Tillotson.
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