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.

hy·po·func·tion

(hī'pō-fŭngk'shŭn)
Reduced, low, or inadequate function.
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A simple test for salivary gland hypofunction using Oral Schirmer's test.
The absence or hypofunction of thyroid hormone in fetal life or neonatal life also results in mental retardation and dwarfism.
[11] as UW <20% was considered normal, UW between 20% and 70% signified moderate hypofunction, and UW >70% implied severe hypofunction.
The RRs were highest for testicular hypofunction (75.12), ovarian hypofunction (14.65), and pituitary hypofunction (11.14).
BAT hypofunction is related to obesity since it regulates body temperature and energy expenditure.
Hyperfunction or hypofunction of miRNA do contribute in the cancer development.7-9
(6,7) Berberine has evidence of exerting a tonifying effect on gastrointestinal motility--increasing motility and contractility in states of hypofunction, and relaxing the system when it is in an excessively contractile state.
Recovery of dynamic visual acuity in unilateral vestibular hypofunction. Archives Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery.
Serious coronary atherosclerosis is always accompanied with heart hypofunction in clinical CAD patients.
The hypofunction of these receptors were associated with schizophrenia (22).
Luyten, "Does hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis hypofunction in chronic fatigue syndrome reflect a 'crash' in the stress system?," Medical Hypotheses, vol.
The disease is characterized by lymphocytic infiltration of exocrine tissues along with salivary and lacrimal hypofunction [6, 7].