Hyoscyamus to Hypersthenic

(||Hy`os*cy"a*mus) n. [L., fr. Gr. a sow, hog + a bean.]

1. (Bot.) A genus of poisonous plants of the Nightshade family; henbane.

2. (Med.) The leaves of the black henbane used in neuralgic and pectorial troubles.

(Hy`o*ster"nal) a. [Hyo- + ternal.] (Anat.) (a) Between the hyoid bone and the sternum, or pertaining to them; infrahyoid; as, the hyosternal region of the neck. (b) Pertaining to the hyosternum of turtles.

(||Hy`o*ster"num) n. [Hyo- + sternum.] (Anat.) See Hyoplastron.

(Hy`o*styl"ic) a. [Hyo- + Gr. a pillar.] (Anat.) Having the mandible suspended by the hyomandibular, or upper part of the hyoid arch, as in fishes, instead of directly articulated with the skull as in mammals; — said of the skull.

(Hyp) n. An abbreviation of hypochonaria; — usually in plural. [Colloq.]

Heaven send thou hast not got the hyps.

(Hyp), v. t. To make melancholy. [Colloq.] W. Irving.

(Hy*pæ"thral, Hy*pe"thral) , a. [L. hypaethrus in the open air, uncovered, Gr. under + ether, the clear sky.] (Arch.) Exposed to the air; wanting a roof; — applied to a building or part of a building. Gwilt.

(Hy*pal"la*ge) n. [L., fr. Gr. prop., interchange, exchange, fr, to interchange; under + to change.] (Gram.) A figure consisting of a transference of attributes from their proper subjects to others. Thus Virgil says, "dare classibus austros," to give the winds to the fleets, instead of dare classibus austris, to give the fleets to the winds.

The hypallage, of which Virgil is fonder than any other writer, is much the gravest fault in language.

(||Hy*pan"thi*um) n.; pl. L. Hypanthia E. Hypanthiums [NL., fr. Gr. "ypo beneath + 'a`nqos flower.] (Bot.) A fruit consisting in large part of a receptacle, enlarged below the calyx, as in the Calycanthus, the rose hip, and the pear.

(||Hy`pa*poph"y*sis) n.; pl. Hypapophyles [NL. See Hypo-, and Apophysis.] (Anat.) A process, or other element, of a vertebra developed from the ventral side of the centrum, as hæmal spines, and chevron bones.Hy`pa*po*phys"i*al a.

(Hy`par*te"ri*al) a. [Hypo- + arterial.] (Anat.) Situated below an artery; applied esp. to the branches of the bronchi given off below the point where the pulmonary artery crosses the bronchus.

(Hy*pas"pist) n. (Gr. Antiq.) A shield-bearer or armor-bearer. Mitford.

(Hy*pax"i*al) a. [Hypo- + axial.] (Anat.) Beneath the axis of the skeleton; subvertebral; hyposkeletal.

(hype) v. t.

1. to publicize [e.g. a product or a future event] insistently, in a manner exaggerating the importance of; to promote flamboyantly. [wns=1]
[WordNet 1.5]

2. To stimulate or excite (a person); — usually used with up, and often in the passive form; as, she was all hyped up over her upcoming wedding.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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