"hypostases" in the noun sense
1. hypostasis, epistasis
the suppression of a gene by the effect of an unrelated gene
the accumulation of blood in an organ
3. hypostasis, hypostasis of Christ
any of the three persons of the Godhead constituting the Trinity especially the person of Christ in which divine and human natures are united
metaphysics) essential nature or underlying reality
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