hypersecretion

noun
hy·​per·​se·​cre·​tion | \ˌhī-pər-si-ˈkrē-shən \
variants: or less commonly hyper-secretion

Definition of hypersecretion 

: excessive production of a bodily secretion (such as gastric acid, mucus, or growth hormone) The clinical diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome is confirmed by demonstrating cortisol hypersecretion— David N. Orth

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1843, in the meaning defined above

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hypersecretion

noun
hy·​per·​se·​cre·​tion | \-si-ˈkrē-shən \

Medical Definition of hypersecretion 

: excessive production of a bodily secretion (as gastric acid, mucus, or growth hormone)

Other Words from hypersecretion

hypersecrete \ -​si-​ˈkrēt \ verb hypersecreted; hypersecreting
hypersecretory \ -​ˈsē-​krə-​ˌtȯr-​ē, esp British -​si-​ˈkrēt-​(ə-​)rē \ adjective

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