hyperreactor

noun
hy·​per·​re·​ac·​tor | \ ˌhī-pər-rē-ˈak-tər How to pronounce hyperreactor (audio) \
variants: or less commonly hyper-reactor
plural hyperreactors or hyper-reactors

Definition of hyperreactor

: a person who is abnormally sensitive (as to a stimulus or a drug) : one who is hyperreactive spiking of blood pressure in hyperreactors following exposure to cold

First Known Use of hyperreactor

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Hyperreactor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperreactor. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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hyperreactor

noun
hy·​per·​re·​ac·​tor | \ -rē-ˈak-tər How to pronounce hyperreactor (audio) \
variants: also hyper-reactor

Medical Definition of hyperreactor

: a person who is abnormally sensitive (as to a stimulus or a drug) : one who is hyperreactive

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