hyperponesis

noun
hy·​per·​po·​ne·​sis | \ -pō-ˈnē-səs \
plural hyperponeses\ -​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of hyperponesis

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

Other Words from hyperponesis

hyperponetic \ -​ˈnet-​ik \ adjective

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