hyporeactive


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hyporeactive

 [hi″po-re-ak´tiv]
showing less than normal response to stimuli.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hyporeactive

(hī″pō-rē-ăk′tĭv)
A decreased response to stimuli.
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But when the tone is heard again, the reaction decreases amongst some people: the hyporeactive.
Specifically, patients with a hyporeactive hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis are at increased risk for a poor outcome after disc surgery (50).
* In contrast, women with PPD experience a more blunted ACTH response to CRH, which may reflect a hyporeactive HPA axis.
Children with sensory problems often are either at high alert hyperreactive or unresponsive (hyporeactive) to their environment, because they lack the sensory integration needed to attend to an activity without being distracted by outside stimuli.
* Hyporeactive (Figure 2): Less well-formed granulomas with areas of necrosis were surrounded by epithelioid histiocytes, although in many cases, histiocytes did not completely encircle the granuloma.
In 2 of the 3 patients with parenchymal infection, hyporeactive inflammatory foci were seen, whereas the patient who had been treated showed well-circumscribed nodules of spindled histiocytes with occasional AFB.
The hyporeactive inflammatory pattern was the most common pattern seen in organs other than the brain, present in 85 of 131 organs examined histologically.
Such signs of poor attachment as lack of infant eye contact with the caregiver or hyper- or hyporeactive affect may require counseling or referral, Dr.
Indeed, Tregs isolated from neutrophil cytosolic factor 1 (Ncf1) deficiency mice with a lower level of ROS were hyporeactive compared to those from wild type mice [50].