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hyperirritability

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noun hy·per·ir·ri·ta·bil·i·ty \ˌhī-pər-ˌir-ə-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

Definition of hyperirritability

  1. :  abnormally great or uninhibited response to stimuli

hyperirritable play \-ˈir-ə-tə-bəl\ adjective


1908

First Known Use of hyperirritability

1908


Medical Dictionary

hyperirritability

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noun hy·per·ir·ri·ta·bil·i·ty \ˌhī-pə-ˌrir-ət-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of hyperirritability

plural hyperirritabilities

  1. :  abnormally great or uninhibited response to stimuli

hyperirritable \-ˈrir-ət-ə-bəl\play adjective



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