hypoactivity

hypoactivity

/hy·po·ac·tiv·i·ty/ (-ak-tiv´ĭ-te)
1. abnormally diminished activity, as of peristalsis.
2. abnormally decreased motor and cognitive activity, with slowing of thought, speech, and movement.hypoac´tive

hypoactivity

[-aktiv′itē]
Etymology: Gk, hypo, under; L, activus, active
any abnormally diminished activity of the body or its organs, such as decreased cardiac output, thyroid secretion, or peristalsis. Compare hyperactivity.

hy·po·ac·tiv·i·ty

(hī'pō-ak-tiv'i-tē)
A state in which there is less movement than expected.
References in periodicals archive ?
Weakness was recognized as hypoactivity, inability of mice to ambulate or sluggish movement when stimulated; anorexia was assessed by non-reduction of the weight of feed initially given or no indication of any feed consumption after weighing the actual amount of feed given before and after treatment, including the left over; and quality of feces.
Although the relation between depression and hypoactivity of the left hemisphere has been known for a long time (16), it is observed that there is no right-left differentiation when white matter involvements are in question and bilateral involvement of the circuits may lead to depressive symptoms in patients with dementia.
Platelet hyperactivity which may occur initially in acute infection would potentially lead to coagulation activation and a reduced APTT, while hypoactivity which may occur later, should have no effect on APTT (4,5).
The glutamate hypothesis of schizophrenia postulates that a deficit in glutamate neurotransmission and specifically hypoactivity of the NMDAR can explain a significant portion of the dysfunction in schizophrenia.
Disuse syndrome is a type of hypoactivity with musculoskeletal inactivity, which results in depletion of body systems and is typically associated with mechanical or prescribed immobilization, severe pain, and/or an altered level of consciousness [20].
Hypoactivity of these cells increases production of nitric oxide (NO) and leads to "hyperdynamic tissue syndrome" by causing to splenic and systemic pressure changes and endothelial relaxation.
By blocking dopamine and norepinephrine reuptakes in the synaptic cleft, methylphenidate works by increasing the levels of those two neurotransmitters; which may either correct hypoactivity of neurotransmitters or initiate a self-inhibitory mechanism in neurons.
html) Rescuing cocaine-induced prefrontal cortex hypoactivity prevents compulsive cocaine seeking.
That is, in comparison to non-using controls, we expected cannabis users to display relative striatal overactivation during reward anticipation, with relative hypoactivity in prefrontal inhibition control neurocircuitry.
Cognitive neuroscientists have likewise seized the opportunity to parlay interest in "brains" into interest in their profession--they playfully posit a Consciousness Deficit Hypoactivity Disorder to explain zomboid behavior.
The observed hypoactivity is similar to studies that found reduced activation in areas affected by traumatic brain injury (Chen et al.
In the present study, as SSRs in patients with FM were not different from those in controls, we can speculate that patients with FM did not exhibit cholinergic hyperactivity or hypoactivity against stressor factors.