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Hyperextension

ˌhʌɪpərɪkˈstɛnʃn

Meanings of Hyperextension:

noun

The forceful extension of a limb or joint beyond its normal limits, either in exercise or therapy or so as to cause injury.

Usage examples:

Hyperextension of the neck may occur with a vigorous rugby tackle

Meanings of Hypergamy:

noun

The action of marrying or forming a sexual relationship with a person of a superior sociological or educational background.

Usage examples:

Family connections help here, and hypergamy (marriage into a higher class) for both men and women i…

Hyperglycaemia

ˌhaɪ.pə.ɡlaɪˈsiː.mi.ə

Meanings of Hyperglycaemia:

noun

An excess of glucose in the bloodstream, often associated with diabetes mellitus.

Usage examples:

Three key features of diabetic acidosis are hyperglycemia, ketosis, and acidosis.

Hypergolic

ˌhʌɪpəˈɡɒlɪk

Meanings of Hypergolic:

adjective

(of a rocket propellant) igniting spontaneously on mixing with another substance.

Usage examples:

The titan uses aerojet-general lr87 and lr91 engines burning liquid hypergolic propellants that ign…

Hyperhidrosis

ˌhaɪ.pə.hɪˈdrəʊ.sɪs

Meanings of Hyperhidrosis:

noun

A condition in which a person produces much more sweat (= a salty liquid passed through the skin) than normal

Usage examples:

The first step in treating hyperhidrosis is to determine whether there is an underlying condition c…

Meanings of Hyperhypocrisy:

noun

The practice of claiming to have higher standards or more noble beliefs than is the case.

Usage examples:

His target was the hypocrisy of suburban life

Meanings of Hypericin:

noun

A substance found in st john's wort, credited with chemical and pharmacological properties similar to those of antidepressants.

Usage examples:

St.john's wort contains hypericin, which inhibits monoamine oxidase, a chemical associated with dep…

Meanings of Hypericum:

noun

A yellow-flowered plant of a genus that includes the st john's worts, tutsan, and rose of sharon.

Usage examples:

Twenty five years on, the crevices between rocks are filled with cushions of saxifrages, tiny yello…

Meanings of Hyperimmune:

adjective

Having a high concentration of antibodies produced in reaction to repeated injections of an antigen.

Usage examples:

Conversely, an allergy is a hyperimmune response to a special antigen called an allergen (eg, polle…

Meanings of Hyperinflation:

noun

Monetary inflation occurring at a very high rate.

Usage examples:

If the central bank chooses to persevere in their inflation, hyperinflation will be unleashed.

Meanings of Hyperion:

proper noun

A satellite of saturn, the sixteenth closest to the planet, discovered in 1848 and having an irregular shape.

Hyperkalemia

ˌhaɪ.pə.kəˈliː.mi.ə

Meanings of Hyperkalemia:

noun

A higher than normal level of potassium in the bloodstream.

Hyperkalemic

ˌhʌɪpəkəˈliːmɪk

Meanings of Hyperkalemic:

adjective

Having a higher than normal level of potassium in the bloodstream.

Hyperkeratosis

ˌhʌɪpəkɛrəˈtəʊsɪs

Meanings of Hyperkeratosis:

noun

Abnormal thickening of the outer layer of the skin.

Usage examples:

Most leukoplakias are caused by hyperkeratosis or a thickening of the outer keratin layer.

Hyperkinesia

ˌhʌɪpəkɪˈniːsɪs

Meanings of Hyperkinesia:

noun

Muscle spasm.

Hyperkinesis

ˌhʌɪpəkɪˈniːsɪs

Meanings of Hyperkinesis:

noun

Muscle spasm.

Hyperkinetic

ˌhʌɪpəkɪˈnɛtɪk

Meanings of Hyperkinetic:

adjective

Of or affected with hyperkinesis.

Usage examples:

Children with hyperkinetic syndrome

Meanings of Hyperlipaemia:

noun

An abnormally high concentration of fats or lipids in the blood.

Usage examples:

The new recommended dose of fenofibrate for the treatment of primary hypercholesterolemia or mixed …

Meanings of Hyperlipemia:

noun

An abnormally high concentration of fats or lipids in the blood.

Usage examples:

The new recommended dose of fenofibrate for the treatment of primary hypercholesterolemia or mixed …

Hyperlipidemia

ˌhʌɪpəˌlɪpɪˈdiːmɪə

Meanings of Hyperlipidemia:

noun

Another term for hyperlipaemia.

Meanings of Hypermarket:

noun

A very large self-service store with a wide range of goods and a large car park, typically situated outside a town.

Usage examples:

If they all close down because of competition from big hypermarkets five miles outside town, and yo…

Meanings of Hypermetabolism:

noun

Unusually high metabolic activity (= the chemical processes within the body required for life)

Usage examples:

The child may have a good appetite but does not gain weight because of hypermetabolism., most inves…

Meanings of Hypermetropia:

noun

Long-sightedness.

Usage examples:

Contact lenses can be used most advantageously to correct myopia, but can also be used for hypermet…

Hypermnesia

ˌhʌɪpəmˈniːzɪə

Meanings of Hypermnesia:

noun

Unusual power or enhancement of memory, typically under abnormal conditions such as trauma, hypnosis, or narcosis.

Usage examples:

By the way, a simple explanation of hypermnesia is that at the end of the first 10-minute recall pe…

Meanings of Hypermnesic:

noun

Unusual power or enhancement of memory, typically under abnormal conditions such as trauma, hypnosis, or narcosis.

Usage examples:

By the way, a simple explanation of hypermnesia is that at the end of the first 10-minute recall pe…

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