hypanakinesis hyp·an·a·ki·ne·sis (hĭ-pān’ə-kə-nē’sĭs, -kī-, hī-)
A diminution of the normal movements of the gastric or intestinal tracts.
[hi-pan-thee-uh m, hahy-] /hɪˈpæn θi əm, haɪ-/ noun, plural hypanthia [hi-pan-thee-uh, hahy-] /hɪˈpæn θi ə, haɪ-/ (Show IPA). Botany. 1. a cup-shaped or tubular body formed by the conjoined sepals, petals, and stamens. /haɪˈpænθɪəm/ noun (pl) -thia (-θɪə) 1. (botany) the cup-shaped or flat receptacle of perigynous or epigynous flowers hypanthium (hī-pān’thē-əm) Plural hypanthia The […]
[hi-pas-pist, hahy-] /hɪˈpæs pɪst, haɪ-/ noun 1. a shield bearer, especially one of a special unit of light infantry in the Macedonian army.
[hahy-pey-shuh, -pat-ee-uh] /haɪˈpeɪ ʃə, -ˈpæt i ə/ noun 1. a.d. c370–415, Greek philosopher renowned for her beauty. /haɪˈpeɪʃɪə/ noun 1. died 415 ad, Neo-Platonist philosopher and politician, who lectured at Alexandria. She was murdered by a Christian mob Hypatia (hī-pā’shə) Greek philosopher who was the first notable woman mathematician and astronomer. She invented instruments used […]
[hahyp] /haɪp/ Informal. verb (used with object), hyped, hyping. 1. to stimulate, excite, or agitate (usually followed by up): She was hyped up at the thought of owning her own car. 2. to create interest in by flamboyant or dramatic methods; promote or publicize showily: a promoter who knows how to hype a prizefight. 3. […]