hypersecretion


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hypersecretion

(ˌhaɪpəsɪˈkriːʃən)
n
(Medicine) excessive or abnormal secretion
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hypersecretion

Overproduction (of a hormone). Underproduction is called hyposecretion.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypersecretion - excessive secretion
secernment, secretion - the organic process of synthesizing and releasing some substance
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Translations

hy·per·se·cre·tion

n. hipersecreción, secreción excesiva.
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[7] Biochemically decrease in T3 and T4 concentrations below the reference range leads to hypersecretion of TSH from pituitary gland and an amplified increase in the TSH level.
Pituitary adenomas typically manifest as a result of mass effect on visual structures, endocrine abnormalities due to hormone hypersecretion or hyposecretion, or a combination of all.11 In this study visual impairement was the presenting complaint of 56 (88.3%) patients.
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The neutrophils activated by tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] (TNF-[alpha]) and cytokines release neutrophil elastase, which damages the lung parenchyma and induces hypersecretion of mucus, causing emphysema and chronic bronchitis (Doreswamy and Peden 2011; Hadina et al.