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hyperirritability

 [hi″per-ir″ĭ-tah-bil´ĭ-te]
pathological responsiveness to slight stimuli.

hyperirritability

/hy·per·ir·ri·ta·bil·i·ty/ (-ir″ĭ-tah-bil´ĭ-te) pathological responsiveness to slight stimuli.

hyperirritability

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

hy′per·ir′ri·ta·ble adj.

hyperirritability

[-irit′əbil′itē]
Etymology: Gk, hyper, L, irritare, to tease
excessive excitability or sensitivity; exaggerated response to a stimulus.

hyperirritability

pathological responsiveness to slight stimuli.
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The diagnostic features of a MTrP used in this study have been previously reported and include a palpable hyperirritable nodule located within a taut band of skeletal muscle, pain recognition on palpation of the trigger point, pain referral to the lateral aspect of the affected shoulder and/ or local twitch response in the muscle (13).
Trigger points are hyperirritable areas that are locally tender on compression and can cause referred pain and tenderness.
A myofascial trigger point is a hyperirritable locus (spot) within a taut band of skeletal muscle, located in the muscular tissue or its associated fascia (sheath enclosing the muscle).
When an asthmatic coughs, or breathes in cigarette smoke or irritating fumes, he or she will begin to wheeze--a whistling sound--because the airways are hyperirritable and have constricted.
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Rodan and Fields entitled "Down-regulation of Cathelicidin Activity for Management of Rosacea-related Symptoms and Hyperirritable Skin.
INTRODUCTION: Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is characterized by regional pain originating from hyperirritable spots located within taut bands of skeletal muscle, known as myofascial trigger points (MTrPs).
By definition, a myofascial trigger point is described as a hyperirritable point in a taut band of skeletal muscle fibers with resultant local ischemia and hypoxia along with peripheral and central sensitization.
In general, antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) either block the initiation of electrical discharges from a hyperirritable focus or, more commonly, prevent the spread of abnormal electrical discharges to adjacent brain areas.