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Impotency
Impotence Im"po*tence, Impotency Im"po*ten*cy, n. [L. impotenia inability, poverty, want of moderation. See Impotent.] 1. The quality or condition of being impotent; want of strength or power, animal, intellectual, or moral; weakness; feebleness; inability; imbecility. Some were poor by impotency of nature; as young fatherless children, old decrepit persons, idiots, and cripples. --Hayward. O, impotence of mind in body strong! --Milton. 2. Want of self-restraint or self-control. [R.] --Milton. 3. (Law & Med.) Want of procreative power; inability to copulate, or beget children; also, sometimes, sterility; barrenness.
Plenipotency
Plenipotence Ple*nip"o*tence, Plenipotency Ple*nip"o*ten*cy, n. The quality or state of being plenipotent. [R.]

Meaning of Potency from wikipedia

- Potency may refer to: Potency (pharmacology), a measure of the activity of a drug in a biological system Virility Potency (stem cell) is a measure of...
- Cell potency is a cell's ability to differentiate into other cell types. The more cell types a cell can differentiate into, the greater its potency. Potency...
- work of the Austrian psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich (1897–1957), orgastic potency is the ability to experience an **** with specific psychosomatic characteristics...
- Glucocorticoid potency, duration of effect, and the overlapping mineralocorticoid potency vary. Cortisol is the standard of comparison for glucocorticoid potency. Hydrocortisone...
- In the field of pharmacology, potency is a measure of drug activity expressed in terms of the amount required to produce an effect of given intensity...
- cycles of cell division while maintaining the undifferentiated state. Potency: the capacity to differentiate into specialized cell types. In the strictest...
- Traditional antipsychotics are cl****ified as either high-potency or low-potency: Some of the high-potency antipsychotics have been formulated as the decanoate...
- or selective receptor modulators. Potency is the amount of agonist needed to elicit a desired response. The potency of an agonist is inversely related...
- of the diluted substance, and that successive dilutions increased the "potency" of the preparation, although other strands of homeopathy disagree.[which...
- above). They were commonly cl****ified on a spectrum of low potency to high potency, where potency referred to the ability of the drug to bind to dopamine...
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