hyperstimulation

noun
hy·​per·​stim·​u·​la·​tion | \ ˌhī-pər-ˌstim-yə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce hyperstimulation (audio) \
variants: or hyper-stimulation

Definition of hyperstimulation

: excessive or extreme stimulation : the act or process of excessively stimulating something or someone The donors were fertile women who underwent controlled ovarian hyperstimulation and … ultrasound-directed aspiration of oocytes for the sole purpose of donation.— Mark V. Sauer et al.

Other Words from hyperstimulation

hyperstimulate \ ˌhī-​pər-​ˈstim-​yə-​ˌlāt How to pronounce hyperstimulation (audio) \ or hyper-stimulate transitive verb hyperstimulated or hyper-stimulated; hyperstimulating or hyper-stimulating
… the estrogen does indeed hyperstimulate the ovaries, sometimes causing the egg follicles to enlarge to almost cyst-like proportions. — Natalie Angier
hyperstimulating or hyper-stimulating adjective
Several grown-ups said their children were at first overwhelmed by the party's hyperstimulating environment. — Cynthia Rupe

First Known Use of hyperstimulation

1834, in the meaning defined above

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“Hyperstimulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperstimulation. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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hyperstimulation

noun
hy·​per·​stim·​u·​la·​tion | \ -ˌstim-yə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce hyperstimulation (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperstimulation

: excessive or increased stimulation The donors were fertile women who underwent controlled ovarian hyperstimulation— Mark V. Sauer et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 25 Oct. 1990

Other Words from hyperstimulation

hyperstimulate \ -​ˈstim-​yə-​ˌlāt How to pronounce hyperstimulation (audio) \ verb hyperstimulated; hyperstimulating
… the estrogen does indeed hyperstimulate the ovaries, sometimes causing the egg follicles to enlarge to almost cyst-like proportions. — Natalie Angier, The New York Times, 24 May 1994

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