hyperfunction


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hyperfunction

 [hi″per-fungk´shun]
excessive functioning of a part or organ.

hyperfunction

/hy·per·func·tion/ (-fungk´shun) excessive functioning of a part or organ.

hyperfunction

[-fungk′shən]
Etymology: Gk, hyper + L, functio, performance
increased function of any organ or system.

hyperfunction

excessive functioning of a part or organ.
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The systolic blood pressure between cases and controls showed no statistical significance while the diastolic blood pressure has been found to be higher in migraineurs although statistical difference could not be found when compared to that of controls and this increased diastolic blood pressure could be secondary to sympathetic hyperfunction or due to reflex response to sympathetic hypofunction.
In patients with depressive affective disorders, stand out the hypofunction of the stresogen system and, at the same time, the hyperfunction of the antistresogen system, but, unlike patients with anxiety, the functional disintegration between the two studied systems is more obvious [(-78,03 %)] and, respectively, (21,97 %)].
This hyperfunction of the mothers' role is recognized by their husbands.
The study of minimum type is connected with exponential calculus of positive definite operators of infinite order which have deep relation to the energy method in the hyperfunction theory (see [2]).
12) reported an increased number of Sertoli cells found on biopsy, with normal FSH levels, which might have been due to FSH receptor hyperfunction.
The hyperfunction of humoral immune response causes excessive generation of antigen-antibody complexes, leading to secondary immune reaction.
In the long term, these changes will further the symptoms of MD, FM, CFS, and NP and encourage HPA brain hyperfunction in susceptible individuals.
mu]](E) = [delta] where [delta] is Dirac's [delta]-distribution considered as a hyperfunction.
As hyperretraction can by caused by platelet activation (3) or platelet hyperfunction, there was speculation that the suggestive fibrinolytic pattern was actually caused by kaolin-induced platelet hyperfunction.
Multiple mechanisms have been implicated in the hyperinflammatory response seen in BD including endothelial activation induced by vessel wall trauma, over expression of a Th1 inflammatory cytokine profile (7) and poly morpho nuclear cell hyperfunction.
FD usually presents with bone pains, deformities, recurrent pathological fractures of the affected site and sometimes associated with endocrine hyperfunction (2).