Medical Dictionary

hyperstimulation

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noun hy·per·stim·u·la·tion \-ˌstim-yə-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of hyperstimulation

  1. :  excessive or increased stimulation The donors were fertile women who underwent controlled ovarian hyperstimulation …—Mark V. Sauer et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 25 Oct. 1990

hyperstimulate

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hyperstimulated

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hyperstimulating

… the estrogen does indeed hyperstimulate the ovaries, sometimes causing the egg follicles to enlarge to almost cyst-like proportions.—Natalie Angier, The New York Times, 24 May 1994

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