hypermetabolism


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hypermetabolism

(ˌhaɪpəmɪˈtæbəˌlɪzəm)
n
(Physiology) physiol an excessive increase in metabolic activity
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Rheumatoid cachexia: cytokine-driven hypermetabolism accompanying reduced body cell mass in chronic inflammation.
Soft tissue sarcomas, in general, exhibit variable FDG hypermetabolism, typically in relationship to their histologic grade.
Conclusions: Higher relapse MPV in Relapse group but similar MPV levels in both groups at ATD withdrawal may be attributed to hypermetabolism or hyperthyroidism rather than autoimmunity of GD.
In benign hyperplasia, the characteristics of rat prostate glandular epithelia include hypermetabolism, metabolic waste accumulation, acceleration of organelle regeneration and reconstitution, and an increase in paraprotein and abnormal organelles, which all require autophagy for quick and efficient cleaning to satisfy the requirements of hypertrophic cells.
Systemic metabolic response immediately after a burn leads to a state of hypermetabolism, which can persist for up to twelve months after the initial event (Hart et al.
Based on application, the market is segmented into oncology, gastroenterology, diabetes, neurological disorders, hypermetabolism, psychiatrics, and other applications.
Malnutrition can be the result of both hypermetabolism and inadequate intake of energy and protein in these patients.
The results suggested a greater treatment effect in subjects with nodular lung lesions and/or thick-walled cysts on HRCT, with diffuse hypermetabolism of lung lesions on PET scan, and with progressive disease despite smoking cessation.
Roubenoff, Rheumatoid Cachexia: Cytokine-driven Hypermetabolism Accompanying Reduced Body Cell Mass in Chronic Inflammation; J Clin Invest, Volume 93, June 1994, 2379-2386.
From the neurobiological point of view, there are some reports with PET scan studies which suggest a hypometabolism of the frontal-parietal-temporal cortex associative circuit [6, 26, 27] and a hypermetabolism in the basal ganglia [26, 27] and cerebellum [26].
Mice fed a lipogenic methionine-choline-deficient diet develop hypermetabolism coincident with hepatic suppression of SCD-1," Journal of Lipid Research, vol.