hyperergic

adjective
hy·​per·​er·​gic | \ -ˈər-jik How to pronounce hyperergic (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperergic

: characterized by or exhibiting a greater than normal sensitivity to an allergen an extensive hyperergic tissue response — compare hypoergic, normergic

Learn More about hyperergic

Cite this Entry

“Hyperergic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyperergic. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

Comments on hyperergic

What made you want to look up hyperergic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!