hyperresponsive


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hyperreactive

 [hi″per-re-ak´tiv]
showing a greater than normal response to stimuli.

hyperresponsive

/hy·per·re·spon·sive/ (-re-spon´siv) hyperreactive.
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Is the cerebral cortex hyperexcitable or hyperresponsive in migraine?
Here we have shown that the lung is highly sensitive to arsenic exposure in early life: Mice exposed to arsenic in utero and in postnatal life had significant deficits in lung mechanics at 2, 4, and 8 weeks of age, and increased airway smooth muscle and hyperresponsive airways at 8 weeks of age.
These data represent alcohol-induced changes in peripheral stress pathways, which parallel basic science findings of alcohol-related adaptations in central stress systems, namely the extrahypothalamic CRF and the noradrenergic pathways that are indicative of hyperresponsive brain stress pathways noted in the previous paragraph (Cleck and Blendy 2008; Koob and Kreek 2007; Koob 2009; Rasmussen et al.
Once activated, additional innate immune effects include the induction of hyperresponsive actions that occur with bacterial triggers from the gastrointestinal tract.
A hypothesis that remains to be investigated is that decreased CDKN2A/B expression in patients with the risk allele may make smooth muscle cells from these patients hyperresponsive to proliferative signals generated by LDL in atherosclerotic plaques.
On the contrary a significant increase in basal aromatase activity had been reported in GCs isolated from PCO ovary and these GCs were more sensitive and hyperresponsive not only to FSH but also to insulin and IGF-1 (34).
There are cortical and subcortical pathways that connect the sensory thalamus to the amygdala (LeDoux & Phelps, 2000), and there is evidence that the amygdala may be hyperresponsive in autism (Dalton et al.
We make them money:" Another quality Munro offers, Grise says, is the ability to be hyperresponsive to its customer.
These behavioural responses indicated that James was tactile defensive, or hyperresponsive to touch sensations.
Individual items are designed to assess the infant through a range of states from hyporesponsive through hyperresponsive.
An inadequately anesthetized patient is apt to be uncomfortable, anxious, and hyperresponsive and therefore unlikely to tolerate the procedure.
In cases where the SNP is present in one or both copies of an individual's genes for this enzyme, the team found that the negative regulation by this enzyme appears to be inefficient, so that T cells and other immune cells are hyperresponsive, causing increased inflammation and tissue damage.