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hysteria

noun hys·te·ria \his-ˈter-ē-ə, -ˈtir-\

Medical Definition of HYSTERIA

1
a :  a psychoneurosis marked by emotional excitability and disturbances of the psychic, sensory, vasomotor, and visceral functions without an organic basis b :  a similar condition in domestic animals
2
:  behavior exhibiting overwhelming or unmanageable fear or emotional excess

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