hyperstress

hyperstress

(ˈhaɪpəˌstrɛs)
n
(Medicine) med extreme stress or anxiety
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Patients with endotoxemia are under the hyperstress state and often require drugs for sedation and analgesia to reduce anxiety and stress.
Equations [(1).sub.1,2] define the involved stresses and hyperstresses present in the balance of (physical) linear momentum for a continuum made of a nonlinear, homogeneous elastic material with strain gradients with both nonlinearity and strain gradients relating only to the shear deformation.
So-called high stakes tests--exams they must pass in order to move on to succeeding grades, graduate from high school, or otherwise determine the course of their entire future--are familiarizing our students with a world of anxiety and despair previously the jittery domain of the hyperstressed Japanese student body.