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  • English Word Hypnogenic Definition Relating to the production of hypnotic sleep; as, the so-called hypnogenic pressure points, pressure upon which is said to cause an attack of hypnotic sleep.
  • English Word Hypnologist Definition One who is versed in hypnology.
  • English Word Hypnology Definition A treatise on sleep; the doctrine of sleep.
  • English Word Hypnosis Definition Supervention of sleep.
  • English Word Hypnotic Definition Having the quality of producing sleep; tending to produce sleep; soporific.
  • English Word Hypnotic Definition Of or pertaining to hypnotism; in a state of hypnotism; liable to hypnotism; as, a hypnotic condition.
  • English Word Hypnotic Definition Any agent that produces, or tends to produce, sleep; an opiate; a soporific; a narcotic.
  • English Word Hypnotic Definition A person who exhibits the phenomena of, or is subject to, hypnotism.
  • English Word Hypnotism Definition A form of sleep or somnambulism brought on by artificial means, in which there is an unusual suspension of some powers, and an unusual activity of others. It is induced by an action upon the nerves, through the medium of the senses, as in persons of very feeble organization, by gazing steadly at a very bright object held before the eyes, or by pressure upon certain points of the surface of the body.
  • English Word Hypnotization Definition The act or process of producing hypnotism.
  • English Word Hypnotize Definition To induce hypnotism in; to place in a state of hypnotism.
  • English Word Hypnotized Definition of Hypnotize
  • English Word Hypnotizer Definition One who hypnotizes.
  • English Word Hypnotizing Definition of Hypnotize
  • English Word Hypnum Definition The largest genus of true mosses; feather moss.
  • English Word Hypo Definition Hypochondria.
  • English Word Hypo Definition Sodium hyposulphite, or thiosulphate, a solution of which is used as a bath to wash out the unchanged silver salts in a picture.
  • English Word Hypo- Definition A prefix signifying a less quantity, or a low state or degree, of that denoted by the word with which it is joined, or position under or beneath.
  • English Word Hypo- Definition A prefix denoting that the element to the name of which it is prefixed enters with a low valence, or in a low state of oxidization, usually the lowest, into the compounds indicated; as, hyposulphurous acid.
  • English Word Hypoaria Definition of Hypoarion
  • English Word Hypoarian Definition Of or pertaining to a hypoarion.
  • English Word Hypoarion Definition An oval lobe beneath each of the optic lobes in many fishes; one of the inferior lobes.
  • English Word Hypoblast Definition The inner or lower layer of the blastoderm; -- called also endoderm, entoderm, and sometimes hypoderm. See Illust. of Blastoderm, Delamination, and Ectoderm.
  • English Word Hypoblastic Definition Relating to, or connected with, the hypoblast; as, the hypoic sac.
  • English Word Hypobole Definition A figure in which several things are mentioned that seem to make against the argument, or in favor of the opposite side, each of them being refuted in order.
  • English Word Hypobranchial Definition Pertaining to the segment between the basibranchial and the ceratobranchial in a branchial arch.
  • English Word Hypobranchial Definition A hypobranchial bone or cartilage.
  • English Word Hypocarp Definition Alt. of Hypocarpium
  • English Word Hypocarpium Definition A fleshy enlargement of the receptacle, or for the stem, below the proper fruit, as in the cashew. See Illust. of Cashew.
  • English Word Hypocarpogean Definition Producing fruit below the ground.