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hypersecretion

 [hi″per-se-kre´shun]
excessive secretion.

hy·per·se·cre·tion

(hī'pĕr-sē-krē'shŭn),
Excessive secretion of any tissue or gland.

hypersecretion

/hy·per·se·cre·tion/ (-se-kre´shun) excessive secretion.

hypersecretion

(hī′pər-sĭ-krē′shən)
n.
The excessive production of any bodily secretion.

hypersecretion

A state of excess secretion. See Rebound hypersecretion.

hyperlacrimation

Overflow of tears due to excessive secretion by the lacrimal gland. It may be caused by drugs (e.g. pilocarpine), strong emotion; or as a reflex from trigeminal stimulation by an inflamed eye; or irritation of the cornea or conjunctiva by a chemical irritant in the air; cold wind; or a foreign body in the eye. The main symptoms are discomfort and blurring of vision and sometimes embarrassment. Management depends on the cause. Syn. hypersecretion. See epiphora.

hy·per·se·cre·tion

(hī'pĕr-sĕ-krē'shŭn)
Excessive secretion of any tissue or gland.

hypersecretion

excessive secretion, e.g. of hormones.
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