hyperreactivity

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hyperreactivity

 [hi″per-re-ak-tiv´ĭ-te]
the quality of being hyperreactive; see also irritability. Called also hyperresponsiveness.

hyperreactivity

[-rē′aktiv′itē]
Etymology: Gk, hyper + L, re, again, activus, active
an abnormal condition in which responses to stimuli are exaggerated. For example, asthma involves hyperreactive airways.
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Study the Possible Role of b2 Adrenergic Receptor Gene in the Pathogenesis of Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness in Asthmatic Patients and its Relation to Disease Severity and Treatment Response.
Treatment with Cymerus MSCs caused significantly greater reduction of the airway hyperresponsiveness, airway remodelling and fibrosis when compared to the corticosteroid treatment.
13,31 )"Asthma patients with ASST-positive results as compared with patients with ASST-negative results exhibited a significant increased airway hyperresponsiveness (PC20 methacholine).
The results support previously-reported data finding that both intravenous (IV) and IN (intranasal)administration of Cymerus MSCs caused statistically significant improvements in the three main features (airway hyperresponsiveness, inflammation and airway remodeling) of asthma in this model.
Ozone exposure and lung function: effect modified by obesity and airways hyperresponsiveness in the VA Normative Aging Study.
Hyperresponsiveness are considered the following reactions: nausea, rejection of food (like spitting or not swallow) and behavioral negative responses, such as turn away, walk away, pushing the hand of the appraiser and / or grimacing, suggesting discomfort.
Asthma is usually characterized by chronic inflammation, airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR), and reversible expiratory flow limitation.
Reduction in airway hyperresponsiveness to methacholine by the application of RF energy in dogs.
This chronic inflammation heightens the twichiness of the airways-Airway Hyperresponsiveness (AHR)--to provocative exposures.
This study was too small to identify predictors of hyperresponsiveness.
Bronchial hyperresponsiveness, airway inflammation, and airflow limitation in endurance athletes.
The groups didn't differ in bronchial hyperresponsiveness or [FEV.