hyperirritability


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hyperirritability

 [hi″per-ir″ĭ-tah-bil´ĭ-te]
pathological responsiveness to slight stimuli.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hyperirritability

(hī′pər-ĭr′ĭ-tə-bĭl′ĭ-tē)
n.
Excessive response to a stimulus.

hy′per·ir′ri·ta·ble adj.
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