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Use "hormetic" in a sentence
"(Currently, it may even provide some positive hormetic effects by keeping Paul's immune system "on its toes", however 20+ years from now if still persisting it may have resulted in a degenerated immune system.)"
"For example, in the Scratch Reflex dream, there is shown an aphormetic tendency regarding the microscope and a hormetic tendency regarding the reflex."
"For several years, I have found it useful to employ the coined adjectives hormetic and aphormeticto characterize the tendencies fromward or toward, as exhibited in the association of ideas."