Dy·​oph·​y·​site | \ dīˈäfəˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of Dyophysite

: one who maintains the Chalcedonian doctrine that full deity and full humanity exist in the person of Jesus Christ as two natures without confusion or change — compare monophysite

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Dyophysitic \ (¦)dī¦äfə¦sitik \ adjective

History and Etymology for Dyophysite

Late Greek Dyophysitai, Diphysitai, plural, from dyo- dy- or di- + -physitai (from physis nature)

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“Dyophysite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dyophysite. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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