noun Dy·oph·y·site \dīˈäfəˌsīt\

Definition of Dyophysite



  1. :  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


\(¦)dī¦äfə¦sitik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of dyophysite

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

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capable of being understood in two ways

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