Medical Dictionary

hyperfunction

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noun hy·per·func·tion \ -ˌfəŋ(k)-shən \

medical Definition of hyperfunction

:excessive activity or function
  • pituitary hyperfunction

hyperfunctional

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

hyperfunctioning

play \-sh(ə-)niŋ\ noun
    • … dopaminergic hyperfunctioning has been suggested as a cause of schizophrenia.
    • —Richard J. Beninger et al.Science17 June 1983

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