hyperfunction


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hyperfunction

(ˌhaɪpəˈfʌŋkʃən)
n
1. (Medicine) med excessive activity or functioning
2. (Mathematics) maths a pair of holomorphic functions distinguished by a boundary

hy•per•func•tion

(ˌhaɪ pərˈfʌŋk ʃən)

n.
abnormally increased function, esp. of glands or other organs.
[1905–10]
Translations

hyperfunction

n. hiperfunción, funcionamiento excesivo.
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Often, patients may develop compensatory hyperfunction in efforts to improve vocal quality.
On the other hand, they found no significant change in electromyographic recordings before and after injection as determined by neck surface electromyography as a measure of vocal hyperfunction.
A detailed clinical and radiological assessment is essential to identify masses that require surgical treatment for hyperfunction or suspected malignancy.
Indeed, the CD immune scenario is Th-1 overexpressed with a gamma-IFN and alpha-TNF drift, whereas UC presents rather as a TH-2 phenomenon and IL4/IL5 hyperfunction [46].
Autoantibodies attach to the TSH receptor in the thyroid and cause hyperfunction.
McCune-Albright syndrome: In McCune-Albright syndrome, an activated mutation is present in the GNAS gene, which encodes the alpha-subunit of G proteins, and hyperfunction is observed in endocrine glands (1).
Firstly, a study demonstrated that the essential oil of Brazilian green propolis, rich in terpenoids, produces therapeutic effects on anxiety by hyperfunction of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis reduction [16].
In cortical-suprarenal hyperfunction (Cushing disease), depression may present the clinical picture specific of dysthymia, and also psychotic depressive manifestations.
Patients with organic pathology, nystagmus, alphabet patterns, vertical deviation, inferior oblique hyperfunction (>1), paralytic or restrictive strabismus, mental disability, neurologic pathology, hypermetropia [greater than or equal to] 4.
Meanwhile, chronic administration of alcohol results in compensatory neuroadaptive changes that generate a state of hyperexcitability in the CNS, which can manifest clinically in withdrawal symptoms and which is due to glutamatergic, noradrenergic and calcium channel hyperfunction as well as GABAergic hypofunction.
it is negatively correlated with the level of the thyroid stimulating hormone, which is why the calculated GFR using the serum concentrations of cysC is significantly lower in patients with thyroid gland hyperfunction than in the healthy population (when paired by gender and age), and vice versa in patients with thyroid gland hypofunction [25].
Direct injection of calcitriol into enlarged parathyroid glands in chronic dialysis patients with severe parathyroid hyperfunction.