hypofunction


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hypofunction

 [hi″po-fungk´shun]
diminished functioning.

hy·po·func·tion

(hī'pō-fŭnk'shŭn),
Reduced, low, or inadequate function.

hypofunction

[-fungk′shən]
Etymology: Gk, hypo, under; L, functio, performance
a diminished or inadequate level of activity of an organ system or its parts.

hy·po·func·tion

(hī'pō-fŭngk'shŭn)
Reduced, low, or inadequate function.

hypofunction

diminished functioning.
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As a result of that study, the authors stated that the v-HIT test can be used as an initial test to determine vestibular hypofunction.
Decreased serum levels of D-serine in patients with schizophrenia: evidence in support of the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor hypofunction hypothesis of schizophrenia.
Perring S, Summers T, 2007, Laboratory-free measurement of gait rhythmicity in the assessment of the degree of impairment and the effectiveness of rehabilitation in patients with vertigo resulting from vestibular hypofunction.
Oral manifestations are encountered with high frequency mainly due to the hypofunction of salivary glands resulting in decreased salivary secretion.
However, the causes and methods of recovering fertility in replacement heifers with ovarian hypofunction in specialized cattle breeding facilities are not well studied to date.
Lacrimal hypofunction as a new mechanism of dry eye in visual display terminal users.
In our study, the use of MK-801 in mice led to the hypofunction of NMDA receptor 7-10 days after birth.
falciparum infection, suggesting splenic hypofunction as an important contributor.
Patients with vestibular hypofunction manifest a jerk nystagmus, or a nystagmus with a slow drift in one direction and fast recovery in the opposite direction.