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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Furthermore, disrupted functioning of the HPA axis, particularly in people who have hyperresponsive cortisol release from the adrenal cortex in response to the ACTH signal (cortisol-to-ACTH ratio as a measure of adrenal sensitivity) in the neutral relaxed state, increased the risk of alcohol relapse 2.
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).
In addition, children tend to have greater involvement of the peripheral rather than the central airways, so larger particle-size inhaled medications may never reach the hyperresponsive portion of their airways.
Also, children tend to have greater involvement of the peripheral, airways, so larger particle size inhaled medications may never reach the hyperresponsive portion of their airways.
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.
Some animals may appear hyperresponsive while those nearing death are often comatose.
Neurogenic inflammation also is thought to contribute to peripheral nerve sensitization, resulting in nerve fibers becoming hyperresponsive (allodynia).
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.