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Insufficiently active; underactive: a hypoactive gag reflex.

hy′po·ac′tive·ly adv.
hy′po·ac·tiv′i·ty n.
hy′po·ac′tive·ness n.
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Adj.1.hypoactive - abnormally inactivehypoactive - abnormally inactive      
inactive - not active physically or mentally; "illness forced him to live an inactive life"; "dreamy and inactive by nature"
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Patients with delirium are typically hyperactive or hypoactive, while psychomotor changes occur late in dementia.
9% in delirium patients; these symptoms are less likely to be seen in the hypoactive subtype.
The young surgically menopausal women had significantly less desire, more personal stress, and higher rates of hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) than any of the other groups.
While the side that produces symptoms is usually the hypoactive side, these findings may also be a demonstration of the vestibular equivalent of auditory recruitment, and therefore the spontaneous nystagmus would be consistent with the side of an irritative lesion.
According to the company, it is developing bremelanotide as a subcutaneous, on-demand, as needed treatment for premenopausal women diagnosed with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), which is a medical condition marked by low desire for sexual activity and causes a woman personal distress or puts a strain on the relationship with her partner and cannot be accounted for by another medical, physical or psychiatric condition, or as a result of other medication.
Biopharmaceutical company Palatin Technologies (NYSE MKT:PTN) revealed on Thursday the completion of the reconnect studies of bremelanotide for the treatment of female hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), with the last patient visit.
Women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder have long sought a remedy for this common complaint.
ClickPress, Fri Nov 28 2014] Global Markets Direct's, 'Female Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder - Pipeline Review, H2 2014', provides an overview of the Female Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder's therapeutic pipeline.
The novel therapy proved effective both in women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder and in those with combined hypoactive sexual desire disorder/female sexual arousal disorder, among the most common forms of female sexual dysfunction, Dr.
Hypoactive sexual dysfunction disorder (HSDD) occurs among women of all ages but continues to be underdiagnosed and undertreated.
The testosterone patch improves sexual function and decreases emotional distress in postmenopausal women who have hypoactive sexual desire disorder, but the patch's long-term safety needs to be assessed, according to an international study of more than 800 women.
095 women aged 20-70 years with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) an average of 9 years after oophorectomy.