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hyperstimulation

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

medical Definition of hyperstimulation

:excessive or increased stimulation
  • The donors were fertile women who underwent controlled ovarian hyperstimulation
  • —Mark V. Sauer et al.The New England Journal of Medicine25 Oct. 1990

hyperstimulate

play \-ˈstim-yə-ˌlāt\ verb hyperstimulated; hyperstimulating
    • … the estrogen does indeed hyperstimulate the ovaries, sometimes causing the egg follicles to enlarge to almost cyst-like proportions.
    • —Natalie AngierThe New York Times24 May 1994

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