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hyperreflexia

 [hi″per-re-flek´se-ah]
exaggeration of reflexes, sometimes due to excessive activity of the sympathetic nervous system; see also autonomic dysreflexia.
detrusor hyperreflexia the occurrence of unstable bladder contractions in the presence of known neurological disease; see also detrusor instability.
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hy·per·re·flex·i·a

(hī'pĕr-rē-flek'sē-ă), [MIM*145290]
Exaggeration of the deep tendon reflexes; may be generalized, regional, or focal.
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hyperreflexia

(hī′pər-rĭ-flĕk′sē-ə)
n.
An exaggerated response of the deep tendon reflexes, usually resulting from injury to the central nervous system or metabolic disease.
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hyperreflexia

Neurology A state of excessive response to stimuli. See Autonomic hyperreflexia.
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hy·per·re·flex·i·a

(hī'pĕr-rē-flek'sē-ă)
A condition in which the deep tendon reflexes are exaggerated.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hy·per·re·flex·i·a

(hī'pĕr-rē-flek'sē-ă) [MIM*145290]
Exaggeration of the deep tendon reflexes; may be generalized, regional, or focal.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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