hyperponesis

noun
hy·​per·​po·​ne·​sis | \ -pō-ˈnē-səs How to pronounce hyperponesis (audio) \
plural hyperponeses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce hyperponeses (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperponesis

: a condition marked by excessive activity of motor neurons within the nervous system

Other Words from hyperponesis

hyperponetic \ -​ˈnet-​ik How to pronounce hyperponetic (audio) \ adjective

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“Hyperponesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyperponesis. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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