1. hypostasis, epistasis, organic process, biological process

usage: the suppression of a gene by the effect of an unrelated gene

2. hypostasis, bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity

usage: the accumulation of blood in an organ

3. hypostasis, hypostasis of Christ, Godhead, Lord, Creator, Maker, Divine, God Almighty, Almighty, Jehovah

usage: any of the three persons of the Godhead constituting the Trinity especially the person of Christ in which divine and human natures are united

4. hypostasis, kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty

usage: (metaphysics) essential nature or underlying reality

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