Medical Dictionary

hyperfunction

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noun hy·per·func·tion \-ˌfəŋ(k)-shən\

Medical Definition of hyperfunction

  1. :  excessive activity or function pituitary hyperfunction

hyperfunctional

\-ˌfəŋ(k)-shnəl, -shən-əl\play adjective hyperfunctional adrenal glands

hyperfunctioning

\-sh(ə-)niŋ\play noun … dopaminergic hyperfunctioning has been suggested as a cause of schizophrenia.—Richard J. Beninger et al., Science, 17 June 1983

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