hypermature

hypermature

/hy·per·ma·ture/ (-mah-choor´) past the stage of maturity.

hypermature

(hī″pĕr-mă-tūr′) [″ + L. maturus, ripe]
1. Pert. to anything that has passed the stage of maturity.
2. Overripe, as a cataract or abscess that has gone past the optimum time for removal or incision.
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Her WBC was normal at about 8,000/mm3, but she had 64 per cent lymphocytes that were monotonously small, dark, and hypermature.
6% of free-living North American raptors that were presented to a veterinary teaching hospital (3) and 34% of eyes in a colony of captive-born screech owls, with the most severe being hypermature cataracts with associated lens-induced uveitis and iris bombe.
The second way in which the lens can bring about glaucoma is through released particles from the lens, as in the case of a hypermature cataract.
This weakness is associated with a number of conditions including pseudoexfoliation, traumatic lens displacement, hypermature cataract and systemic tissue diseases such as Marfans Syndrome.
The thinking in law enforcement and intelligence is that people selected for this purpose are emotionally immature or hypermature, which makes them vulnerable for "brainwashing.
Confronted with stress, they are prone to regress to earlier developmental levels or adopt different states of ego organization, ranging from infantile and near psychotic to hypermature behavior.
One eye now showed a hypermature cataract which was almost totally obstructing his vision.
Ophthalmic examination revealed a hypermature cataract in the right lens and a resorbing cataract in the left lens.
Secondary types of glaucoma result from an identifiable factor including underlying conditions such as uveitis, vascular diseases including diabetes, central retinal vein occlusion or carotid artery obstructive disease (neovascular glaucoma), lens disorders including mature or hypermature cataract (lens induced glaucoma) or ocular trauma.
Forty-nine international cataract experts bring to practitioners the answers to questions that may have been missed in other texts and/or lectures, such as when to treat, options for treatment and intraocular lens selection, options for expansion of a small pupil, how to incorporate chopping, how to deal with a hypermature white cataract, and use of drugs pre and post cataract surgery.
20) Homogeneous placental maturation is always abnormal, the placentas being either hypomature (Figure 1, B) or hypermature (Figure 1, C).