- Adjective: sthenic sthenik
- Strong; active; - said especially of morbid states attended with excessive action of the heart and blood vessels, and characterized by strength and activity of the muscular and nervous system; as, a sthenic fever
1 : notably or excessively vigorous or active sthenic fever sthenic emotions
2 : PYKNIC
- Brown's sthenic enhancement ).
- Another medical term coined after him is " Kretschmer s sensitive paranoia . " This classification has the merit of singling out " a type of paranoia that was unknown " prior to Kretschmer, and which " does not resemble the stereotypical image [ . . . of sthenic paranoia ".