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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Use of L-carnitine in hyperfunction of the thyroid gland.
Adrenal hyperfunction is another indication for surgery.
The positive, although weak, correlation between LH/FSH ratio and 17-OH progesterone levels could suggest that hyperandrogenism is due to ovary hyperfunction in most cases," the researchers hypothesized.
Among Chinese herbal medicines, there are some folk medicines which are used to treat amnesia and forgetfulness, to restore the normal function of a depressed liver due to emotional depression, to treat nervous excitement due to a deficiency of vital essence, to treat endogenous wind caused by hyperfunction of the liver, and to act as anticonvulsants (Huang, 2000).
These qualities can lead to the development of vocal hyperfunction and it appears that the group's extroverted personalities translate to speech behaviour associated with vocal hyperfunction.
The report notes that platelet activation is a hallmark of acute coronary syndromes, and that evidence suggests a link between platelet hyperfunction and myocardial damage in patients with acute coronary syndromes.
33] The adaptive hyperfunction of the residual kidney after a unilateral nephrectomy has a very rapid onset; effective renal plasma flow has been shown to increase by about 30% as early as 1 week after surgery and remains elevated for an extended period of time (>10 years).
GD patients have hyperthyroidism, often severe, due to autoantibody-mediated thyrotropin receptor stimulation, with thyroid cell hyperplasia and hyperfunction.
If the level is high, careful monitoring of the fetus is mandatory for the early detection of signs of thyroid hyperfunction (pulse rate >170 bpm, impaired growth rate, oligoamnios, goiter).
Compensatory hyperfunction of accessory muscles to close the glottis can result in odynophonia, voice fatigue, and a harsh, pressed vocal quality.
Forms of endocrine hyperfunction reported in association with MAS include precocious puberty, hyperthyroidism, hypercortisolism, hypersomatotropism, and hypophosphatemic rickets (1-3).
Enhanced risk of thromboembolic disease in hypertension from platelet hyperfunction and decreased fibrinolytic activity: has antihypertensive therapy any influence?