Medical Dictionary


adj \ˈhī\

Medical Definition of HIGH

:  having a complex organization :  greatly differentiated or developed phylogenetically—usually used in the comparative degree of advanced types of plants and animals <the higher algae> <the higher apes>; compare low
a :  exhibiting elation or euphoric excitement <a high patient> b :  being intoxicated; also :  excited or stupefied by or as if by a drug (as marijuana or heroin)
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