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adjective hy·per·acute \ˌhī-pə-rə-ˈkyüt\

Medical Definition of hyperacute

  1. :  extremely or excessively acute <hyperacute hearing> <And the problem of hyperacute rejection—a violent immune response that can destroy a transplanted organ in minutes—seems to have been solved for pig organs.—Arlene Judith Klotzko, Scientific American, November 1999>

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