hyperexcretion

noun

hy·​per·​ex·​cre·​tion ˌhī-pər-ik-ˈskrē-shən How to pronounce hyperexcretion (audio)
plural hyperexcretions
medical
: excessive secretion (as of hormones in the urine)
estrogen hyperexcretion
hyperexcretion of cystine

Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hyperexcretion was in 1860

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“Hyperexcretion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperexcretion. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

hyperexcretion

noun
hy·​per·​ex·​cre·​tion -rik-ˈskrē-shən How to pronounce hyperexcretion (audio)
: excessive secretion (as of hormones in the urine)
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